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Summary

Eanna-shum-iddina kudurru

Class:

  • Milestone
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Babylon

BC.(http://www.digitalhistoryproject.com/2011/09/by-morris-jastrow-jr.html; http://www.kadingirra.com/images/plan02.jpg

Babylon, Southern Fortress

Babylon, Southern Fortress

Etemenanki

The Etemenanki, the Tower of Babel - ziggurat

Babylon, Temple of Nabu

Babylon, Temple of Nabu

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Eanna-shum-iddina kudurru is a boundary stone of governor Eanna-shum-iddina in the Sealand Dynasty of Babylon.  According to the inscription Eanna-shum-iddina, the governor of the Sealand granted the land to a man called Gula-eresh.The British Museum dates this kudurru  - BM 102485 to 1125-1100 BC . Stele was purchased from Messrs. Schaschua and Dunnos and co. described as from a place near Babylon1  in 1907.

See:

  1. http://www2.uned.es/geo-1-historia-antigua-universal/MESOPOTAMIA/kudurru3.htm
  2. L.W. King, Babylonian boundary stones and memorial tablets , London, Trustees of the British Museum, 1912), pp. 76-79, plates I-IV
  3. Julian Reade,  Babylonian boundary-stones and comparable monuments in the British Museum, Annual Review of the Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Project 5, 1987, p. 49

References

  1. Julian Reade,1987, p. 49