In this period it was customary to use clay for tablets rather than stone as it was inexpensive and easily worked. The fact that a stone tablet was used in this case indicates that the occasion recorded must have had some importance. It is probable that these people had assembled for some serious purpose, perhaps a law case, or the appointment of a high official.
The name Nanna-mansum appears twice. The first time with an indecipherable sign, which likely differentiates the two.