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Rim-Sin (2.102C)
(285 words)

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


A Sumerian cone inscription from Ur records Rim-Sin’s construction of the temple of Ninsiʾana, here taken to be a male deity, who (as noted, see  COS COSB.2.139A) was likely a manifestation of the planet Venus as “Morning Star.”

Rim-Sin (2.102C)

(1–16) For the god Ninsiʾana, god whose station shines from clear heaven, whose light shines forth, l…

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