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Samsu-iluna (2.108)
(473 words)

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


A royal inscription of Hammu-rapi’s son Samsu-iluna (the seventh king of the Babylon I dynasty who reigned ca. 1749–1712 bce) known in both Sumerian and Akkadian versions on clay cylinders excavated at Tutub (modern Hafaji) records the construction of “Fort Samsu-iluna” on the banks of the Turul (Diyala) river. The deed was a…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Samsu-iluna (2.108)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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