Ur-dukuga (2.97)
(258 words)

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

Commentary

A Sumerian cone inscription of Ur-dukuga, the thirteenth king of the Isin I dynasty (who reigned ca. 1830–1828 bce), records the construction of a temple of the god Dagan in the royal city of Isin.

Dagan was an important Mesopotamian and West Semitic deity with major cult centres at ancient Tuttul (modern Tell Biʿa near the junction …

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Frayne, Douglas, “Ur-dukuga (2.97)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 18 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_97>



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