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Important Information About Bunu-Eshtar Relayed To The Palace (A.1215) (4.62)
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Subject: Gen 22:1, 11; Gen 31:11; Gen 46:2; Exod 3:4; 1Sam 3:1–10; Isa 6:8

Yassi-Dagan, a military commander of Zimri-Lim (cf. A.1025 [4.65] and ARM 2.130 [4.67]), sent this message to Sammetar, a functionary that resided at Mari while the king was away from the city. Yassi-Dagan was primarily concerned with the conduct of Bunu-Eshtar, a member of the Numha, who had aspirations to be the king at Kurda (cf. FM 2.117 [4.59]; FM 2.116 [4.60]; and ARM 10.5 [4.61]). He recounted Bunu-Eshtar’s self-described plight in exile during Shamshi-Adad’s reign as well as Bunu…

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Miglio, Adam E., “Important Information About Bunu-Eshtar Relayed To The Palace (A.1215) (4.62)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2017

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