Wife and queen of Shulgi (reigned 2094–2047 B.C.), the king of Ur during the Third Dynasty of Ur. She bore an Akkadian name and was likely to have been from an Amoritebackground. She continued to exert influence during the reigns of her husband’s successors, first Amar-Suen’s and then that of her son Shu-Sin.

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