Hammu-rapi (2.107A)
(567 words)

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

Commentary

Hammu-rapi, the sixth king of the Babylon I dynasty reigned ca. 1792–1750 bce. The name of his 23rd year commemorates the laying of the foundation of the wall of Sippar, that of year 25 the construction of the wall itself. These deeds were commemorated in a long cone inscription known in both Sumerian and Akkadian versions.

Ancient Sippar, cult center of …

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Frayne, Douglas, “Hammu-rapi (2.107A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 24 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_107A>



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