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## Proto-Elamite metrological systems

### Systems used to count discrete objects

##### Sexagesimal System S

Used to count discrete inanimate objects.

Only two texts have conclusive evidence for the large sexagesimal notations: (CahDAFI 3, 103 01) and (MDP 31, 038).

##### Decimal System D

Used to count discrete animate objects, in particular domesticated animals and laborers.

N_{51g} and N_{54g} are only attested in one text (see MDP 31, 031). N_{51}, counting low-status humans and animals, is found in five texts (MDP 06, 399; MDP 17, 275; MDP 26, 156; MDP 26, 160; MDP 26, 205).

N_{23} is also used as a nonnumerical sign with the value M387. Many variants of M387 are know, with approximately similar usage.

##### Bi-sexagesimal System B

Used to count discrete grain products; objects noted with this system may, as in archaic Babylonia, belong to a rationing system.

N_{54} is found in only three texts, of which only one has been collated (collated: MDP 17, 077 + 212 + 226, not collated: MDP 26, 027 and MDP 26, 360).

##### Bi-sexagesimal System B#

System derived from the bi-sexagesimal system B, used to count rations(?) of an unclear nature.

N_{54b} is attested in only one (not collated) text (MDP 26, 360), and N_{51b} in same and only one further (also not collated) text (MDP 26, 050).

### Systems used to count measures of capacity

##### Capacity System C

System used primarily to note capacity measures of grain, in particular barley; some of the small units also designate bi-secually counted cereal products.

##### Capacity System C#

System derived from the capacity system C, possibly related to system B#.

##### Capacity System C''

System derived from the capacity system C, graphically related to the Babylonian system used to measure emmer.

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