|King of Isin |
King of Sumer
|Reign||fl. c. 1889 BC — c. 1871 BC|
|House||First Dynasty of Isin|
Ishme-Dagan (Akkadian: 𒀭𒅖𒈨𒀭𒁕𒃶, Diš-me-Dda-gan, 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, British Museum
- "Sumerian Dictionary". oracc.iaas.upenn.edu.