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B. Jones and J. W. Snyder, Sumerian Economic Texts from the Third Ur Dynasty (Minneapolis, 1961), pp. 212-38; G. Buccellati, The Amorites of the Ur 111 Period (Naples, 1966), pp. 274-302; Steinkeller in The Organization of Power: Aspects of Bureaucracy in the Ancient Near East, ed. by McG. Gibson and R. D. Biggs (Chicago, 1987), pp. 28-40; M. Sigrist, Drehem (Bethesda, 1992). Slcinkeller 15 For excellent representations of the oryx, see Boehmer, Entwicklung, pl. 15 fig. 165; D. Collon, First Impressions: Cylinder Seals in the Ancient Near East (Chicago, 1987), p.

24). 31 See M. W. Green and H. J. Nissen, Zeichenliste der archaischen Texte aus Uruk (Berlin, 1987), p. 219 nos. 240-41. For other pre-Ur I11 attestations, see CAD G, p. 126a. Add the Sargonic examples CT 50 1251; OIP 14 143:4, 9, 10, rev. 7'; UET 2 Suppl. 10 i 4, iii 1. In lexical sources: gukkal (MEE 3, p. 67 nos. @L (Hh. XI11 23); the forerunners have UDU+@L (as in third mill. sources) (MSL 811, p. 8 n. to lines 23-25). 32 , rarely udu gukkal (as in TLB 3 The term for the male sheep is simply gukkal = U D U + ~ very 133:2).

1, 8. As noted ear lie^-,63 the use of Drehem terminology in that document is due to its recording deliveries of livestock from Drehem and Ur. 5 Lullubean sheep Another certain example of a foreign breed is the "Lullubean" sheep. This breed is frequent at Drehem, although not as common as the Shimashkian sheep. It is usually identified by the term udu L ~ I I ~ ~ , ( L u . u L uwhich, - ~ ~ ) ,with one exception (Barton, Haverford 2 pl. 14, iv. l , 5 - L a g a ~ h )is, ~attested ~ exclusively at Ur 111Drehem.

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