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Extra resources for Bulletin on Sumerian Agriculture - 8 (1995): Domestic Animals of Mesopotamia, Part II
Udu I udu-Ki-en-girx(GI) - native breed. 2. gukkal - fat-tailed sheep (short broad tail). 3. udu kun-gid - fat-tailed sheep (long tail). 4. udu gal-tab-bu-um - fat-tailed sheep (extra big tail). 5. LUM) - long-fleeced sheep. 6. udu S i m a ~ k i ( ~ u . ~ -~Shimashkian ( . ~ ~ ~ ) ) sheep. 7. I ~Lu-lu-bu ~ - u m - Lullubean ) sheep. 8. udu Sa-ru-mi-um - Sharumijum sheep. b. Breeds of domestic goat 1. m6S - native breed. 2. mi5 S i m a ~ k i ( I , o . Shimashkian ~~~)) goat. C. HYBRIDS a. udu-a-udu-bur-sag - hybrid of the domestic sheep with the Asiatic mouflon.
HYBRIDS a. udu-a-udu-bur-sag - hybrid of the domestic sheep with the Asiatic mouflon. b. m8-a-daraWdara4 - hybrid of the domestic goat with the bezoar. c. udu-a-gukkal - hybrid of the domestic sheep with the fat-tailed sheep. Steinkeller Sheep and goat terminology in Ur I11 sources from Drehem D. SEX AND AGE Adult sheep goat Male udu(-nita) Female u8 sila4 miis(-nita) m6H-gal(-nita) uz m6H Young Male Female kin1 ga gabalgub mi66-ghr ga gabalgub ga gabdgub ga gabdgub a. a-tu-da - newborn. b. gig-dii - breeder.
3 and textual corroboration from the Old Babylonian Farmer's Almanach? 5 References to oxcarts are rare;6 grain and reed were moved by porters and boat. Evidence for the use of any other animal draft, as for example in lifting water, is completely lacking. The aim of this contribution is not so much to amplify on these uses of animal draft but to present information on draft animals in grain cultivation that is contained in records of inspections of such animals by the provincial governments of Umma and Lagash.