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Isin Dynasty (2.ISIN)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Early Old Babylonian Inscriptions


Hegemony over the land of Sumer and Akkad eventually passed from Akkad (e) to Ur ( COS COSB.2.138–141) and from Ur to Isin with the collapse of the Ur III state ca. 2004 bce. Isin, the new center of power, was located at modern Ishan Baḥriyat. The site has been excavated since 1973 by an expedition of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft under the direction of…

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“Isin Dynasty (2.ISIN)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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