šimmu [PRIEST] (N)

48 instances

šimmu [PRIEST] N (48x) Early Dynastic IIIa, Old Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian, Neo-Babylonian, Hellenistic wr. šim-mu₂; šim-mu "a priest; perfumer"

PCED IIIaED IIIbEblaOAkkLag IIUr IIIOBPost-OB(unknown)

4 distinct forms attested; click to view forms table.

Attested in the following periods:

Early Dynastic IIIa (3x/6%)

Old Babylonian (18x/38%)

Neo-Assyrian (14x/29%)

Neo-Babylonian (1x/2%)

Hellenistic (12x/25%)


Akk. ašīpu.

References for all phrases


[1999] G. Rubio, JCS 51 2.

[1994] F. Pomponio and G. Visicato, ED Šuruppak 62-63 n15.

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