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Ibbi-Sin (2.141B)
(324 words)

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


An inscription known from an Old Babylonian tablet copy deals with Ibbi-Sin’s fashioning of a golden šikkatu vessel (Sumerian BUR-ŠAGAN, Akkadian pūr šikkatu) “a large container used for the storage of oil” from gold that had been taken as booty from Susa.

An idea of the kind of motifs that may have decorated this vessel may be gained by studying th…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Ibbi-Sin (2.141B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 November 2021 <>

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