The Investiture of Zimri-Lim

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Illustration

Henry Curtis Pelgrift
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 19 January 2016
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This fresco mural depicts Zimri-Lim, the last king of Mari. It was likely created c. 1775 BCE when Zimri-Lim regained the throne of Mari for the Amorite "Lim Dynasty" from Shamsi-Adad's son, Yasmakh-Adad. The mural depicts Zimri-Lim receiving his divine right to rule from Ishtar.

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Nguyen, M. (2016, January 19). The Investiture of Zimri-Lim. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4447/the-investiture-of-zimri-lim/

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "The Investiture of Zimri-Lim." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 19, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4447/the-investiture-of-zimri-lim/.

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "The Investiture of Zimri-Lim." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Jan 2016. Web. 27 Jul 2021.