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Gungunum ruled the ancient Near East city-state of Larsa from 1868 BC to 1841 BC. He was an Amorite, the son of Samium. He was a contemporary of Lipit-Ishtar of Isin, and took control of the city of Ur.[1][2][3] Year-names for his complete 27-year reign are known; the annals record that he destroyed Bashimi in year 3, Anshan in year 5, and Malgium in year 19, as well as sponsored much construction of temples and other projects.

See also

Ancient Near East portal


External links

  • Gungunum Year Names at CDLI
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