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Eshnunna (2.ESHNUNNA)
(95 words)

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


Year names of Ibbi-Sin, the last king of the Ur III dynasty, cease on tablets from Eshnunna (modern Tell Asmar) during the third year of the king. Shortly thereafter Eshnunna became independent and remained so until it was defeated by Hammu-rapi of Babylon. Most of the extant Eshnunna inscriptions stem from excavations carried out by the Orienta…

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“Eshnunna (2.ESHNUNNA)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>

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