Rim-Sin (2.102D)
(441 words)

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

Commentary

A rock-crystal jar, probably once used to hold unguent, was dedicated in Sumerian to the god Mardu/Amurrum for the life of Rim-Sin by the king’s chief physician.

The evidence of the vessel’s inscription suggests that this purchased piece originally came from Larsa. It apparently belonged to a hoard from the Amurrum temple in …

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“Rim-Sin (2.102D)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 23 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_102D>



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