Law of Ur-Nammu

I established a [cop]per bariga vessel and standardized it as 60 sila capacity.
I fashioned a copper ban measure and standardized it as ten sila capacity.
I fashioned a royal ban measure of current value (made) of copper and standardized it as five s[ila].
I fashioned a bronze measure of one sila and standardized it as one mina.
I standardized weight stones from the pure one shekel weight to the one mina weight.

Douglas Frayne.
Ur III Period (2112-2004 BC).
Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia. Early periods; vol. 3/2.
Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1997.
48, 11.135-148.

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