Warad-Sin (2.101A)
(317 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 Warad-Sin (the thirteenth king of the Larsa dynasty who reigned from 1834–23 bce) records the construction of the chief storehouse in Ur. This building was apparently not a storeroom for grain, but rather a repository for precious objects donated to the city temples.

Warad-Sin (2.101A)

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Frayne, Douglas, “Warad-Sin (2.101A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_101A>



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