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According to the Dynastic Chronicle, Babylon was ruled for six years by an individual from the land Elam (984-979 BC). One proprietary inscription of that king, Mār-bīti-apla-uṣur [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/ribo/babylon5/rulers/marbitiaplausur/index.html ], is known today from several bronze arrow heads. This website contains a lemmatized transliteration and searchable translation of that two-line inscription, as well as some background material.

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 5") presently includes:

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