Rim-Sin (2.102B)
(213 words)

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

Commentary

A different Sumerian cone inscription of Rim-Sin commemorates the construction of a temple of Nergal in Ur.

Nergal was a deity venerated by Assyrian deportees (especially those from Cuthah) who were re-located in Samaria following the downfall of Israel in 722 bce.

Rim-Sin (2.102B)

Subject: 2 Kgs 17:30

(1–6) For the god Nergal, a supreme lord, who po…

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“Rim-Sin (2.102B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_102B>



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