Ishme-Dagan

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Ishme-Dagan
King of Isin
Reignfl. c. 1889 BC — c. 1871 BC
PredecessorIddin-Dagān
SuccessorLipit-Ištar
AkkadianIšme-Dagān
HouseFirst Dynasty of Isin
FatherIddin-Dagān

Ishme-Dagan (Akkadian: Išme-Dagān; 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.

Stamped brick with the name of Ishme-Dagan, king of Isin, Isin-Larsa Period, from Ur, currently housed in the British Museum


Preceded by
Iddin-Dagān
King of Isin
fl. c. 1889 BC — c. 1871 BC
Succeeded by
Lipit-Eshtar

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