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Anam (2.105)
(104 words)

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


A Sumerian inscription found on small stone tablets from Uruk commemorates king Anam’s construction of the wall of Uruk, a structure said to have been built in ancient times by divine Gilgamesh.

Anam (2.105)

(1–4) Anam, chief of the army of Uruk, son of Ilan-shemea,

(5–8) who restored the wall of Uruk, the ancient work of divine Gilgamesh,

(9–12) construct…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Anam (2.105)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>

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