Keywords : Larsa


Text from the time of Samuel, King of Larsa (1894-1866 BC) from Warsh hill

Ahmed Kamel

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 121-132
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76833

In the year 1990, Warsh hill, located in Al-Qadisiyah Governorate, 25 km to the north-east of the city of Afak, was excavated. The excavators found two layers that dated the newest to the early Islamic era, while the oldest, which was with two building floors, dated to the ancient Babylonian era (Larsa Kingdom). In terms of the clay figure that was found on this site, which was of the economic type and dated to the years of the reign of four Larsa dynasty kings: Abi-Sari, Somuel, Nur-Adad and Sin Adnam.