In Urartu this link goes to another website, a kingdom in northeastern Anatolia, 860 bce – 580 bce, a unit of length, a cubit, on architectural evidence about 51.8 centimeters. According to Payne, it “is the same as a Sumerian KÙŠ or an Accadian ammatu.

Margaret Payne.
Urartian Measures of Volume.
Ancient Near Eastern Studies, supplement 16.
Louvain-Paris-Dudley(MA): Peeters, 2005.

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