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Summary

Marduk-zakir-shumi kudurru. BM 90850

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Shaduppum

Modern Tell Halmar - ooccupied from at least the Akkadian period through the Old Babylonian period.

Diniktum [Tell Muḥammad]

The center of a small kingdom in the Isin – Larsa and Old Babylonian periods.

Baghdad, National Museum

National archaeological collection of Iraq.

Kudurru for Ritti-Marduk

Post-Kassite kudurru - boundary stone found near Baghdad.

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Land grant to Marduk-zākir-šumi kudurru is an ancient Mesopotamian narû, or entitlement stele, recording the gift (irīmšu) of 18 bur 2 eše[1] (about 120 hectares or 300 acres) of corn-land by Kassite king of Babylon Marduk-apla-iddina I (ca. 1171–1159 BC) to his bēl pīḫati - Marduk-zākir-šumi.

See:

  1. J ulian Reade,  Babylonian boundary-stones and comparable monuments in the British Museum, Annual Review of the Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Project 5, 1987, p. 48
  2. L. W. King,  Babylonian Boundary Stones and Memorial-Tablets in the British Museum, British Museum. 1912, pp. 24–29., pls. 31-42
  3. F. E. Peiser, "Babylonische Urkunden aus der dritten Dynastie". In K. B. Schrader. Keilinschriftliche Bibliothek, IV. Reuther & Reichard 1896,  pp. 61–63
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_grant_to_Marduk-z%C4%81kir-%C5%A1umi_kudurru