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ID: 6003327
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6003327

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Şankarah (deserted settlement)  Şankarah (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 16 51 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.2816  decimal degrees
Long: 045 51 50 E  degrees minutes   Long: 45.8648  decimal degrees

Note: Rivalled Isin for hegemony in Mesopotamia after 1950 BCE; defeated by Hammurabi (1763), who united Babylonia under his rule; was dedicated to sun god Shamash; artifacts include temple libraries and documents.

Names:
Şankarah (preferred,C,V)
Tall Sankar (C,V)
Senkereh (C,V)
Sankara (C,V)
Sankarah, Tall (C,V)
Tall Sankarah (C,V)  ............ Arabic name
Tell Senkereh (C,V)
Larsa (H,V)
Ellasar (H,V)
صنكرة (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Iraq (nation)  ........  Iraq (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Dhī Qār (governorate)  ............  Dhī Qār (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Şankarah (deserted settlement)  ................  Şankarah (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  was great city by 2nd millennium BCE
archaeological site (C)
inhabited place (H)
capital (H)  ............  of Babylonia, 1900-1700s BCE
trade center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
صنكرة..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 May 2017
Şankarah..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 May 2017
Ellasar..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
Larsa..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 107
Sankara..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 May 2017
Sankarah, Tall..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2015-) accessed 15 July 2019
Senkereh..........  [VP]
.................  Parrot, Sumer (1961) table of sites
Tall Sankar..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 May 2017
Tall Sankarah..........  [VP]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 505
Tell Senkereh..........  [VP]
..........................  Atlas of Mesopotamia (1990) 231
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Atlas of Mesopotamia (1990) 231
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 505
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 May 2017
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 107
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 342
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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