Ishgum-Addu

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Ishgum-Addu
𒅖𒆲𒀭𒁕𒃶
Military governor of Mari
King
Reignc.2135-2127 BCE
PredecessorIshtup-Ilum
SuccessorApil-kin
DynastyShakkanakku dynasty
Mari is located in Near East
Mari
Mari
Location of Mari, where Ili-Ishar ruled.

Ishgum-Addu or Ishgum-Addad (𒅖𒄣𒀭𒅎 iš-gum DIŠKUR), or more probably Ishkun-Dagan (𒅖𒆲𒀭𒁕𒃶 iš-kun Dda-gan),[1] was a ruler of the city of Mari, northern Mesopotamia, for eight years c. 2135-2127 BCE, after the fall of the Akkadian Empire .[2] He had a son named Apil-kin, according to the Shakkanakku Dynasty List, who ruled after him.[3]

Ishgum-Addu appears in the Shakkanakku Dynasty Lists after Ishtup-Ilum.[3][4][5] Besides his mention on the Shakkanakku List, no inscriptions are known of him.[1]

Ishgum-Addu of Mari
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ishtup-Ilum
Shakkanakku of Mari
c.2100 BCE
Succeeded by
Apil-kin

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Frayne, Douglas (1993). Sargonic and Gutian Periods. University of Toronto Press. p. 237.
  2. ^ Leick, Gwendolyn (2002). Who's Who in the Ancient Near East. Routledge. p. 97. ISBN 978-1-134-78795-1.
  3. ^ a b Leick, Gwendolyn (2002). Who's Who in the Ancient Near East. Routledge. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-134-78795-1.
  4. ^ Leick, Gwendolyn (2002). Who's Who in the Ancient Near East. Routledge. p. 97. ISBN 978-1-134-78795-1.
  5. ^ Oliva, Juan (2008). Textos para un historia política de Siria-Palestina I (in Spanish). Ediciones AKAL. p. 86. ISBN 978-84-460-1949-7.