Baasha of Ammon

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Baasha son of Rehob (Akkadian: 𒁀𒀪𒊓 𒈥 𒊒𒄷𒁉, romanized: mBaʿsa mar Ruḫubi) was the king of Ammon in 853 BCE.

Kurkh stela of Shalmaneser that reports battle of Karkar

Along with Bar-Hadad II of Damascus, Ahab of the Kingdom of Israel, the Arab king Gindibu, and a coalition of other Levantine monarchs, Baasha fought against the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III at the Battle of Qarqar.


  • Rendsberg, Gary. "Baasha of Ammon". JANES 20:57 (1991).

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