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Simurrum — Iddi (n)-Sin (2.106)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Early Old Babylonian Inscriptions


The city of Simurrum (for a possible location see Frayne 1997b), long the target of military campaigns waged by the Ur III kings Shulgi and Amar-Suena, gained its independence after the fall of the Ur III dynasty. In Early Old Babylonian times it served as the capital of a kingdom that likely stretched alo…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Simurrum — Iddi (n)-Sin (2.106)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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