AMAR-SIN IN NIPPUR, KING OF THE 4 QUARTERS OF THE WORLD

MS 1878
MS Short Title AMAR-SIN IN NIPPUR, KING OF THE 4 QUARTERS OF THE WORLD
Text AMAR-SIN IN NIPPUR, CALLED BY ENLIL WHO SUPPORTS THE TEMPLE OF ENLIL, POWERFUL MALE, KING OF UR, KING OF THE 4 QUARTERS OF THE WORLD
Description Blockprint in blind in Neo Sumerian on clay, Nippur, Sumer, reign of King Amar-Sin, 2047-2038 BC, 1 brick, 17x19x6 cm, originally ca. 33x33x6 cm, 9 columns, (10x11 cm) in cuneiform script.
Context An original brick printing block of Amar-Sin is MS 2764.
Commentary Enlil was the chief Sumerian god, whose main temple was in Nippur. Hammurabi brick, Babylonia, 1792-1750 BC
Published Andrew George, ed.: Cuneiform Royal Inscriptions and Related Texts in the Schøyen Collection, Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology, vol. 17, Manuscripts in the Schøyen Collection, Cuneiform texts VI. CDL Press, Bethesda, MD, 2011, text 34, pp. 55-56, pl. XXVI.
See also MS 1876/1
Place of origin Sumer
Dates 2047-2038 BC

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