Ur-Nammu (2.138C)
(219 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Sumerian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Sumerian Inscriptions

Commentary

A ten-line inscription found on bronze canephores, stone foundation tablets, and a door socket records Ur-Nammu’s construction of the goddess Inanna’s Eanna temple in Uruk (modern Warkāʾ). Uruk was excavated by a team of archaeologists from the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft, Berlin from 1912–13 and 1925–1…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Ur-Nammu (2.138C)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 24 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_138C>



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