(reigned C. 1934 – C. 1923 B.C.)
   Fifth king of the First Dynasty of Isin. He is primarily known for his legal and fiscal reform contained in the Code of Lipit-Ishtar, which regulates the participation of the populace in public work projects and tries to deal with the then increasingly widespread practice of debt enslavement. Otherwise, his inscriptions mainly record building activities. He restored the Giparu, the residence and chapel of the entu priestess at Ur, a high office to which he had appointed his daughter.

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