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Texts, Trade and Travelers

dc.contributor.authorSasson, Jack M.
dc.identifier.citation“Texts, Trade and Travelers,” pp. 95-100 in Joan Aruz (ed.), Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C. (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2008).en_US
dc.descriptionZimri-Lim had been on the throne in Mari for fewer than ten years when he was summoned by his father-in-law, Yarim-Lim. Zimri-Lim sat out on a trip to the Mediterranean that lasted nearly six months. He was accompanied by over four thousand men and carried with him much of his wealth. Professor Sasson provides many details of this extraordinary journey, the itenerary of which was charted in administrative documents.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipReprinted with permission fromen_US
dc.publisherMetropolitan Museum of Arten_US
dc.subject.lcshZimri-Lim, King of Mari, active 18th century B.C.en_US
dc.subject.lcshMari (Extinct city)en_US
dc.subject.lcshMari (Extinct city) -- Commerce -- Historyen_US
dc.subject.lcshMari (Extinct city) -- Social life and customsen_US
dc.titleTexts, Trade and Travelersen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.description.schoolDivinity Schoolen_US

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