Keywords : barn

Unpublished ancient Babylonian texts dealing with the cattle fattening

Ahmed Maysir Fadel

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 317-328
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76879

for livestock. Including cattle is of great importance in the economic life in ancient Iraq, perhaps the most prominent of which is to benefit from its products, especially meat, dairy, leather, wool, and others. In this area, one of the priorities of the ancient Iraqis, especially the kings, was the supervision of organized sheds for livestock breeding, multiplication and fattening, and this study came to shed some light on the barn Cattle fattening in the city of Larsa during the ancient Babylonian era.