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1503-1479 BCE

Mesopotamia / Kings /
Assyria / Old period / Kings /
Puzur-Ashur 3

(Dead 1479 BCE) Ruler of Assyria 1503-1479 BCE, 24 years.
He succeeded his father, Ashur-Nirari 1 to the Assyrian throne. He is mainly remembered for rebuilding the Ishtar temple in Ashur, and adding to the city walls.
He was succeeded by his son, Enlil-nasir 1, and although a long and weak period followed, Assyrian kings over the several hundred years were all his descendants.

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