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Imar

a Pleiades name resource

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An alternative spelling of the name of the city of Emar, as encountered in cuneiform sources.

Imar


Akkadian

geographic name

accurate

complete

Certain

  • Akkadian-Ur III Mesopotamia (2335–2000 BC) (confident)
  • Old Babylonian/Assyrian Mesopotamia (2000–1600 BC) (confident)
  • Late Bronze Age Anatolia (1600-1200 BC) (confident)

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Pleiades

Earliest attestations of Imar come from the EarlyBronze Age archives of Ebla. 2nd millennium attestations are widespread and many: Imar is mentioned in Old Babylonian itineraries, Mari archives, texts from the Old Babylonian palace at Tuttul, an Old Babylonian text from Ḫaradum, the Old Babylonian archive of Alalakh, Assur during the reign of king Shalmaneser I and Middle Assyrian Dūr-Katlimmu.