Nippur, Foundation tablet of Rim-Sin

Nippur, Foundation tablet of Rim-Sin

Description

Nippur, Foundation tablet of Rim-Sin

Details

For the god Enki, who determines the great destinies ... Rim-Sin, prince who reverences Nippur ... has built for him the temple Egeshrushudu ("House of Perfect Wisdom"), his beloved residence. He enlarged its eshusiga from what it had been previously. He raised its head there and caused it to grow up there like a mountain.

Date

ca. 1800 BCE

Creator

Bill Thayer

Museum

Chicago, Oriental Institute

Licence

CC0 1.0 Universal

Categories

Babylonia

Tags

Tablet

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