LETTER TO KING SHULGI

MS 2199/2
MS Short Title LETTER TO KING SHULGI 
Text LETTER TO KING SHULGI FROM A HIGH OFFICIAL NAMED IRMU OR ARADMU HAVING BEEN SENT TO A PROVINCE TO ENSURE THAT THE LOCAL GOVERNOR, ABA-ANDA-SA, WAS ACTING ACCORDING TO INSTRUCTIONS SENT TO HIM, REPORTING BACK THAT THE GOVERNOR WAS ACTING LIKE AN INDEPENDENT KING; AND THE REPLY FROM KING SHULGI TO IRMU, 2095-47 BC, COPY DATED 9TH MONTH, 5TH DAY, YEAR SAMSU-ILUNA THE KING AT THE COMMAND OF ENLIL
Description MS in Neo Sumerian on clay, Babylonia, 28th regnal year of King Samsu-iluna, 1722 BC, 1 tablet, 10,5x7,1x2,7 cm, single column, 29 lines in cuneiform script by Marduk-mushallim.
Binding Barking, Essex, 1996, yellow cloth gilt folding case by Aquarius.
Context A belle lettre to King Iter Pisha of Isin, see MS 2287.
Commentary This correspondence had become belles-lettres, 8 letters are published. The present one is unpublished.
Place of origin Babylonia
Dates 1722 BC

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