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Ca. 1867-1860 BCE


Mesopotamia / Kings /
Assyria / Old period / Kings /
Ikunum


Ruler of Assyria ca. 1867-1860 BCE, 7 years.
He was son of the king of Ashur, Ilushuma, and brother of preceding king, Erishum 1.
He is noted for building a great temple for the god Ninkigal at Ashur, building strong fortifications around the capital, Ashur. His short reign was marked by stable relations with neighbours and the maintenance of commercial colonies in Asia Minor.





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