Gungunum (2.98)
(194 words)

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

Commentary

Gungunum, the fifth member of the Larsa dynasty and its first effective king, reigned from ca. 1931–1906 bce. A Sumerian cone inscription from Ur deals with the construction there of a storehouse for the sun god by En-ana-tuma, en-priestess of the moon god Nanna. Though installed by her father Ishme-Dagan of Isin (a…

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Frayne, Douglas, “Gungunum (2.98)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 March 2017



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