Utu-Shamash Timeline

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2600 BCE: First literary hymns composed to Utu using the name Shamash.
 
 
1792 BCE - 1750 BCE: Reign of Hammurabi of Babylon who credits Shamash with his famous law code.
 
 
912 BCE - 612 BCE: Utu/Shamash worshiped throughout Neo-Assyrian Empire, represented as solar disc with wings.
 
 
100 BCE: Utu/Shamash mentioned less frequently as cuneiform writing is replaced by the alphabet.
 
 
 
 
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