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Ibbi-Sin (2.141A)
(240 words)

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


A twenty-two line inscription known from clay cones, a stone foundation tablet and an Old Babylonian (?) tablet copy deals with the construction of the “great wall” (likely a temenos wall) of Ur by Ibbi-Sin (the fifth and last king of the Ur III Dynasty, who reigned ca. 2028–2004 BCE).

Ibbi-Sin (2.141A)

(1–5) Ibbi-Sin, god of his land, mighty king, king of Ur, ki…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Ibbi-Sin (2.141A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <>

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