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Summary

Land grant to Marduk-apla-iddina I by Meli-Shipak II. Kudurru of Melishihu. Louvre, Paris.

Class:

  • Milestone
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Hunnubat-Nanaya Kudurru

Kassites Kudurru boundary stone discovered at Susa.Louvre.

Kudurru of Meli-Shipak II from Susa

Melišiḫu

Stele of Meli-Shipak

War trophy of Elamite king Shutruk-Nahhunte I. Stela of Meli-Šipak/Melisipak.

Susa [Shush]

SUSA - Capital of Elam. Suza.

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Stele of Marduk-apla-iddina records the grant to Marduk-apla-iddina I  (ca 1171-1159 BC)by Kassite king of Babylon, Meli-Shipak II (ca. 1186–1172 BC ).

See:

  1. Kathryn E. Slanski ,The Babylonian Entitlement narûs (kudurrus): A Study in Their Form and Function. ASOR 2003, pp. 194–196.
  2. idem, "Classification, Historiography and Monumental Authority: the Babylonian Entitlement Narûs (Kudurrus)". JCS  52 (2000), pp. 95-114
  3. John Anthony Brinkman, A catalogue of cuneiform sources pertaining to specific monarchs of the Kassite dynasty, Materials and studies for Kassite history, v. 1., Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 1976, pp. diffr.