arusi

In Urart, a kingdom in northeastern Anatolia, 860 bce – 580 bce, a unit of capacity. Payne concludes that “with a 66% possibility, ... 1 arusi = 14.1 litres ± 0.3 litres” and that 1 arusi = 12 terubi.

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

Pages 80 and 82.

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