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Third Mariote Kingdom
The third kingdomThird Mariote KingdomMari← Empire akkadc. 2266 BC–c. 1761 BCBabylone 1 →The third kingdom during the reign of Zimri-Lim c. 1764 BCCapitalMariLanguagesAkkadian, AmoriteReligionLevantine ReligionGovernmentMonarchyHistorical eraBronze Age • Establishedc. 2266 BC • Disestablishedc. 1761 BCToday part of Syria IraqMari was deserted for two generations before being restored by the Akkadian king Manishtushu. A governor was appointed to govern the city who held the title "Shakkanakku" (military governor). Akkad kept direct control over the city, which is evident by Naram-Sin of Akkad's appointment of two of his daughters to priestly offices in the city.