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King of Isin
King of Sumer
Papiermuseum Basel 2008 (1).jpg
Left: Cuneiform clay tablet. Old Babylonian, 1900-1700 BCE.
Right: Sumerian cuneiform "foundation stone". This clay cone was embedded in a wall, and contains the deed of foundation of the city walls of Isin (Tell Bahriyat) by king Ishme-Dagan of Isin (1953-1935 BCE).
Reignfl. c. 1889 BC — c. 1871 BC
HouseFirst Dynasty of Isin

Ishme-Dagan (Akkadian: 𒀭𒅖𒈨𒀭𒁕𒃶, Diš-me-Dda-gan, Išme-Dagān;[1] fl. c. 1889 BC — c. 1871 BC by the short chronology of the ancient near east) was the 4th king of the First Dynasty of Isin, according to the "Sumerian King List" (SKL). Also according to the SKL: he was both the son and successor of Iddin-Dagān. Lipit-Ištar then succeeded Išme-Dagān. Išme-Dagān was one of the kings to restore the Ekur.

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  1. ^ "Sumerian Dictionary".
Preceded by King of Isin
fl. c. 1889 BC — c. 1871 BC
Succeeded by