ḥōfan

In Babylon, a unit of capacity, = 10 *griwa, about 920 to 945 milliliters. It was the daily ration of grain for a slave. Often represented by the logogram QA.

Erich F. Schmidt.
Measures of Capacity.
Persepolis II.
Chicago, 1957.

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