Neo-Assyrian
units of length

After J. N. Postgate.

   

KÙŠ/ammutu (cubit)

GÌR.PAD.DUB/esemtu (bone)

1 ½

 

/rūṭu (half-cubit)

4/3

2

/pušku (palm)

3

4

6

ŠU.SI (finger)

4

12

16

24

2
cm

8.3
cm

24.7
cm

33
cm

49.5
cm

J. N. Postgate.
Fifty Neo-Assyrian Legal Documents.
Warminster (England): Aris and Phillips, (1976).

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