Esharra

Place Name ESHARRA

TYPE: Other
OTHER SCRIPTS: 𒂍𒊹𒊏 (Akkadian Cuneiform)

Meaning & History

From Sumerian 𒂍 (e) meaning "temple, house" and 𒊹 (shar) meaning "totality, world". This was the name of the main temple dedicated to the god Ashur in the city of Ashur.
Entry added July 11, 2018