Hammu-rapi (2.107B)
(309 words)

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

Commentary

The name of year 33 of Hammu-rapi commemorates the digging of the canal named “Hammu-rapi is the abundance of the people.” This deed is commemorated in a stone foundation tablet which also describes the construction of “Fort-Sin-muballit” (Sin-muballit was Hammu-rapi’s father). The foundation tablet likely came from this fortress.

Hammu-rapi (2.107…

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“Hammu-rapi (2.107B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_107B>



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