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Various cuneiform chronographic sources (including King List A [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/ribo/kinglists/kinglista/index.html]) record that a second dynasty of the Sealand was formed by three kings and that these men held authority over Babylonia for twenty-one years and five months; one text (the Dynastic Chronicle), however, states that the dynasty lasted twenty-three years. Two of the three kings may have been related to one another, while one ruler is known to have been a usurper; the first and third kings may have been father and son. This website presents lemmatized transliterations and searchable translations of the royal inscriptions of the three kings of Babylon who ruled southern Iraq from approximately 1025 BC to 1005 BC, together with a few resources and materials for their study and their historical context.

RIBo, a sub-project of the Official Inscriptions of the Middle East in Antiquity (OIMEA) Project, publishes in a single place easily accessible and annotated (lemmatized) editions of Akkadian and Sumerian royal inscriptions from Babylonia that were composed between 1157 BC and 64 BC. The corpus of edited texts in this RIBo sub-project ("Babylon 3") presently includes:

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