Kutir-Nahhunte III.

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Kutir-Naḫḫunte III. was an Elamite king (approx. 1155–1150 BC). He was the eldest son of Šutruk-Naḫḫunte II , his predecessor. During his father's lifetime, Kutir-Naḫḫunte seems to have conquered Babylon in a second campaign and ruled there as governor. After the death of his father, he was made king of Elam.

Kutir-Naḫḫunte is mentioned in various building inscriptions. In Susa he replaced a chapel of Inšušinak , which had been built in unfired brick, with a chapel made of baked brick, and he restored the great gate of the Lagamal temple. In Deh-e Now he built the Manzat Temple . He renovated a temple in Bushehr . According to an inscription, this happened for the life of the ruler and a woman named Naḫḫunte-Utu .


  • Daniel T. Potts: The Archeology of Elam. Formation and transformation of an ancient Iranian state . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge et al. 1999, ISBN 0-521-56496-4 , pp. 237-239, ( Cambridge world archeology ).
predecessor Office successor
Šutruk-Naḫḫunte II. King of Elam
Šilhak-Inšušinak I.