Category Archives: Isin-Larsa period (c. 2017-1741 B.C.E.)

Isin-Larsa Period (c. 2017-1741 B.C.E.)

Part of the Old Babylonian period, the Isin-Larsa period refers to the zenith of the first dynasty of the city-state of Isin from c. 2017 B.C.E. until 1794 B.C.E., when the city-state of Larsa conquered Isin. Isin enjoyed a second … Continue reading

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Nanna-Ningal Temple archive document

Clay tablet Isin-Larsa period (c. 2017-1741 B.C.E.) This tablet was published by David I. Owen in 1982.  It came from the same temple archive as several other tablets held in other collections.  The translation is as follows: 90 ewes (and … Continue reading

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