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Subject: Ashur-nirari I, Ashur-bel-nisheshu, Enlil-nasir I, Burnaburiash I, Tudiya
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Puzur-Ashur III

Puzur-Ashur III was the king of Assyria from 1503 BC to 1479 BC. According to the Assyrian King List, he was the son and successor of Ashur-nirari I and ruled for 24 years. He is also the first Assyrian king to appear in the synchronistic history, where he is described as a contemporary of Burnaburiash of Babylon.[1] A few of his building inscriptions were found at Assur. He rebuilt part of the temple of Ishtar in his capital, Ashur, and the southern parts of the city wall.[2]

References

  1. ^ Who's who in the ancient Near East By Gwendolyn Leick
  2. ^ The Cambridge Ancient History edited, by I. E. S. Edwards, C. J. Gadd, N. G. L. Hammond, E. Sollberger
Preceded by
Ashur-nirari I
King of Assyria
1503–1479 BCE
Succeeded by
Enlil-nasir I


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