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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.

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  1. ^ [1] The Rulers of Larsa, M. Fitzgerald, Yale University Dissertation, 2002
  2. ^ Larsa Year Names, Marcel Segrist, Andrews University Press, 1990, ISBN 0-943872-54-5
  3. ^ Chronology of the Larsa Dynasty, E.M. Grice , C.E. Keiser, M. Jastrow, AMS Press, 1979, ISBN 0-404-60274-6

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