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A Brief Report To The Queen (ARM 10.157) (4.64)
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Subject: 1Kings 12

Hali-hadun was a leader among the mobile pastoralists, perhaps even serving as merḫûm during the reign of Zimri-Lim.1 He wrote this brief letter to Addu-duri, the queen mother at Mari, and reported that the king was still residing in the upper Habur at the time of his writing. Hali-hadun further indicated that he had been involved in the negotiations for peace between the Numha king Bunu-Eshtar and the Yamut-bal king, Qarni-Lim (cf. FM 2.116 [4.60]; A.1215 [4.62]; A.1610+ [4.63]; A.1025 [4.65]; and ARM 2.130 [4.67]). The peace that Hali-hadun negotia…

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Miglio, Adam E., “A Brief Report To The Queen (ARM 10.157) (4.64)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 07 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2017

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