Votive tablet


Soapstone

Larsa Dynasty, Warad-sin (reigned c. 1834-1823 B.C.E.)

This tablet is a votive stone for the goddess of healing, Ninisina.  Ninisina was known as the “Lady of Isin,” as her cult initially grew in that city. The stone was written during the reign of Warad-sin, who was the brother of Rim-Sin (1822-1763), a Babylonian king of Larsa and one of the most powerful Mesopotamian rulers following the Third Dynasty of Ur.

FLP unnumbered tablet

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