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Nur-Adad (2.99B)
(159 words)

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


A Sumerian clay cone records Nur-Adad’s construction of Enki’s abzu temple at Eridu.

Nur-Adad (2.99B)

(1–3) [For] the god En[ki], lord of Eridu, [his] lord,

(4–8) Nur-[Adad], mighty man, provider of Ur, king of Larsa, subduer of the foreign land for the god Utu,

(9–16) when he had restored Ur and Larsa, had resettled their scattered people in their residence, their…

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“Nur-Adad (2.99B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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