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Cylindrical seal of Shulgi of Ur (r. c. 2094โ€“2047 BC). The inscription reads "To Nuska, supreme minister of Enlil, his king, for the life of Shulgi, s
Cylindrical seal of Shulgi of Ur (r. c. 2094โ€“2047 BC). The inscription reads "To Nuska, supreme minister of Enlil, his king, for the life of Shulgi, strong hero, King of Ur, King of Sumer and Akkad".
Cuneiform inscription Lugal Kiengi Kiuri ๐’ˆ—๐’† ๐’‚—๐’„€๐’† ๐’Œต, "King of Sumer and Akkad", on a seal of Shulgi (r. c. 2094โ€“2047 BC). The final ke4 ๐’†ค is the composite
Cuneiform inscription Lugal Kiengi Kiuri ๐’ˆ—๐’† ๐’‚—๐’„€๐’† ๐’Œต, "King of Sumer and Akkad", on a seal of Shulgi (r. c. 2094โ€“2047 BC). The final ke4 ๐’†ค is the composite of -k (genitive case) and -e (ergative case).
Depiction of an enthroned Ur-Nammu of Ur (r. c. 2112โ€“2095 BC) from one of his cylindrical seals. Ur-Nammu introduced the title of King of Sumer and Ak
Depiction of an enthroned Ur-Nammu of Ur (r. c. 2112โ€“2095 BC) from one of his cylindrical seals. Ur-Nammu introduced the title of King of Sumer and Akkad to assert his rule over the entirety of lower Mesopotamia.
Tiglath-Pileser III (r. c. 745โ€“727 BC) on a stela from the walls of his palace (now in the British Museum, London). Tiglath-Pileser was the first Assy
Tiglath-Pileser III (r. c. 745โ€“727 BC) on a stela from the walls of his palace (now in the British Museum, London). Tiglath-Pileser was the first Assyrian king in centuries (except for a claim by Shamshi-Adad V) to use the title of King of Sumer and Akkad following his conquest of Babylon.
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Enthroned King Ur-Nammu, founder of the Third Dynasty of Ur, on a cylinder seal. Inscription of the upper segment: "Ur-Nammu, the Great man, King of U
Enthroned King Ur-Nammu, founder of the Third Dynasty of Ur, on a cylinder seal. Inscription of the upper segment: "Ur-Nammu, the Great man, King of Ur". The name of King Ur-Nammu (๐’Œจ๐’€ญ๐’‡‰) appears vertically in the upper right corner.
Ur-Nammu built the great Ziggurat of Ur.
Ur-Nammu built the great Ziggurat of Ur.
Ur-Nammu dedication tablet for the Temple of Inanna in Uruk. Inscription "For his lady Inanna, Ur-Nammu the mighty man, King of Ur and King of Sumer a
Ur-Nammu dedication tablet for the Temple of Inanna in Uruk. Inscription "For his lady Inanna, Ur-Nammu the mighty man, King of Ur and King of Sumer and Akkad": ๐’€ญ๐’ˆน Dinanna.... "For Inanna-" ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’€ญ๐’ˆพ Nin-e-an-na.... "Ninanna," ๐’Ž๐’€€๐’‰Œ NIN-a-ni.... "his Lady" ๐’Œจ๐’€ญ๐’‡‰ UR-NAMMU.... "Ur-Nammu" ๐’‘๐’†—๐’‚ต NITAH KALAG ga.... "the mighty man" ๐’ˆ—๐’‹€๐’€Š๐’† ๐’ˆ  LUGAL URIM KI ma.... "King of Ur" ๐’ˆ—๐’† ๐’‚—๐’„€๐’† ๐’Œต๐’†ค LUGAL ki en gi ki URI ke.... "King of Sumer and Akkad"
Stele of Ur-Nammu, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.
Stele of Ur-Nammu, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology.