Keywords : Cuneiform Texts-Ur III Period –animals –Economic

Unpublished Cuneiform Texts from Ur III Period about Animals

Athar Alrafedain, 2020, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 131-154
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2021.169575

The archaeological sites in Iraq was exposed to illegal digging and looting which resulted in the extraction of large numbers of cuneiform texts and smuggling them abroad including Iri-sag̃ rig texts .The scholar (David I. Owen) had studied collection of texts amounted (1159) text in (Nisaba 15) volume .In this research, we studied (4) economic texts confiscated by Iraq Museum concerning animals and were dated in the 42 year of Šulgi to the 2 year of Ibī-suen reign ,the texts dated back to (Iri-sag̃ rigki ).