NMC260Y1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Terqa, Middle Assyrian Empire, Zimri-Lim

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* it was eclectic, with a mix of amorite, sumerian, and akkadian groups. * it is an economically powerful state, but in a marginal zone. * it"s first inhabited in the third millennium. * it"s always been more on the sidelines. * it found its peak during the fragmentation of the early 2nd millennium. * occupation: period of the kings of mari who were contemporaries with the first babylonian and. Assyrian dynasties (about 2000 bc: late old babylonian period of the kings of hana (after hammurabi) (18th c. ) * it is a small rural agricultural village and way-station/ collection depot. * even thought, mari is a less than ideal agricultural zone. * it was tapping into the agricultural production of the khabur. * sites like raqa"i would funnel agricultural surplus south, down the rivers and canals to mari to sustain its large population.

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