The sources are sketchy but I'm sure the rebellion of Assur-nadin-apli was no mere afterthought. He presumably set on his course and planned at least two or even three years before committing the actual act. He certainly was not alone.
Everyone agrees the limu year of Ili-pada is also a very late TN-I limu. Usur-namkur-sarri couldn't have been the only official threatened by the king after he became suspicious of sedition within the court.
I thus have Ili-pada before Ninu'ayu. The "sa urki" Ninu'ayu limu would be difficult to place within the lifetime of TN-I.
Hallo Tory, I am reluctant to accept this evidence from the year of NinuŽayu as demonstrating it was TN I last. In fact we have an identical edict of TN I, MARV IV 116 (VAT 20233), (I would have said ... more
Re: Year of NinuŽayu Tory Thorpe,Sun Jun 17 03:57
Hallo Tory. Could have been so as you imagine it or otherwise else. This is still no hard evidence for anything. We should never confuse probabilities with evidence. According to my reconstruction... more
Hi Tory, >>What will you do with the "sa arki/urki" Ninu'ayu limu-year? Donno... This is no more evidence for a "coup dŽetat" than for a rather normal year in these limu difficulties. Regime change... more