Journal of Al-qadisiya in arts and educational sciense,
2009, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 183-194
AbstractThis article is divided into two parts , the
first concentrates on the history of ancient
Marad in the light of some published and
unpublished cuneiform documents , and
also in the light of the excavation al-
Qadissiya University did it in tell as-
Sadoum , the ruins of ancient Marad.
I also focused on its position in the ancient
history of Mesopotamia, because of the
care of the ancient kings with it especially
with its main temple which built by the
prince lipt-Ili the son of Naram-Sin which
rebuilt by Nebuchadnezzer the second.
The expedition found in the second season
a fragment of cylinder mentioned what
this king did , and also this part focused
on its geographical location.
The second part of this article
concentrates on the Gods worshiping at it,
the names of its temples in the light of the
results of al-Qadissiya University
excavations. This have also reveled the
main temple of Marad , which have many
altars and patresess and tress and also the
cuneiform tablets founded which included
the oath texts , also the plaque like that
one with lion.
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