Hammu-rapi (2.107D)
(186 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Late Old Babylonian Inscriptions

Commentary

A limestone slab from Sippar was dedicated in Sumerian to the goddess Ashratum, wife of the god Mardu/Amurrum, for the life of Hammu-rapi.

Ashratum’s name is cognate with Ugaritic ʾAṯirat. Ashratum’s epithet “daughter-in-law of An” follows from the fact that her husband Amurrum was conceived by the ancient Mesopotamians t…

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“Hammu-rapi (2.107D)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 28 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_107D>



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