Neo-Sumerian & Successor States

Neo-Sumerian & Successor States

Neo-Sumerian & Successor States

The 3rd Dynasty of Ur was founded by Ur-Nammu, after he defeated Utu-hegal of Uruk, who had previously expelled the Gutians from southern Mesopotamia. Under his successor, Shulgi, the lands of the previous Akkadian Empire were amalgamated into what became a Sumerian renaissance. 

However, this period ended under Ibbi-Sin with repeated attacks by Amorites and the Elamites, who sacked and destroyed the city of Ur, bringing the 3rd Dynasty of Ur to an end. The Sumerian State, after the fall of 3rd Dynasty of Ur, was fragmented into several city-states among which Isin was the strongest. The Amorites then started to settle in the area of southern Mesopotamia. Larsa, the first Amorite Dynasty, was founded and under Gungunum, the old capital of Ur was seized and became a rival to Isin.  

Eshnunna, was another rival state with added Elamite and Hurrian influence.

In the early part of this period at the end of the Early Bronze Age the Spearmen still had the front rank with large wicker body shield and the rear ranks without a shield. After the Amorite invasions at the end of the Early Bronze Age, the 3rd Dynasty of Ur and Amorite influenced states, such as Larsa and Eshnunna, began to equip their Spearmen with the Amorite Shield, though still retaining the long spear.The Infantry of the City-State of Isin may still have used the more traditional larger body shield of the Sumerian-Akkadian tradition. 

The Kingdom of Sealand in the deep south of Mesopotamia and centred around Uruk was the last survivor of the Sumerian Successor States, until defeated by the Kassite Babylonians at the end of the beginning of the Late Bronze Age. 

Amorite levies and Highlanders would also have filled out the ranks of the Neo-Sumerian and Sumerian Successor State armies.

 

 


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Later City-State Spearmen

Product no.: EMB29

8 Akkadian, Neo-Sumerian or Early Elamite Spearmen without Shield
£12.00 / pack(s)
In stock

Later City-State Spearmen with Shield

Product no.: EMB30

8 Akkadian, Neo-Sumerian or Early Elamite Spearmen with Shield
£12.00 / pack(s)
In stock

Later City-State Spearmen with Amorite Shield

Product no.: EMB31

8 Neo-Sumerian or Amorite Spearmen with Amorite shield
£12.00 / pack(s)
In stock

Later Household Archers

Product no.: EMB13

8 Household or Royal Guard Archers

£12.00 / pack(s)
In stock

Later Household Axemen

Product no.: EMB12

8 Household or Guard Two-Handed Axemen
£12.00 / pack(s)

Medium Archers

Product no.: EMB06

8 Regular or Militia Medium Archers


£12.00 / pack(s)

Levy Javelinmen I

Product no.: EMB01

8 Levy or Nomadic un-shielded Javelinmen
£12.00 / pack(s)

Levy Javelinmen II

Product no.: EMB03

8 Levy or Nomadic un-shielded Javelinmen
£12.00 / pack(s)

Levy Archers I

Product no.: EMB02

8 Levy or Nomadic Archers with simple stave bow
£12.00 / pack(s)

Levy Archers II

Product no.: EMB04

8 Levy or Nomadic Archers with simple stave bow


£12.00 / pack(s)

Early/Middle Bronze Command

Product no.: EMB11

5 Foot Commanders, 2 Standard Bearers & 1Trumpeter

£12.00 / pack(s)

Levy Slingers

Product no.: EMB05

8 Levy or Nomadic Slingers
£12.00 / pack(s)

Amorite Levy Infantry I

Product no.: EMB08

8 City-State or Nomadic Levy Infantry with Mixed weapons & Amorite Shield


£12.00 / pack(s)

Amorite Levy Infantry II

Product no.: EMB09

8 City-State or Nomadic Levy Infantry with Mixed weapons & Amorite Shield


£12.00 / pack(s)

Amorite Levy Infantry III

Product no.: EMB10

8 City-State or Nomadic Levy Infantry with Mixed weapons & Amorite Shield.

£12.00 / pack(s)
In stock

Later Highlander Archers

Product no.: EMB18

8 Later Highlander Archers
£12.00 / pack(s)
In stock

Later 4 Equid Platform Cart

Product no.: EMB41

Later 4-Equid Platform Cart with Javelinman and alternative Commander
£15.00 / pack(s)

2-Horse Proto-Chariot

Product no.: EMB42

Proto-Chariot pulled by 2 Horses with Javelinman and alternative Commander


£12.00 / pack(s)

Middle Bronze 2-Horse Chariot I

Product no.: EMB37

Early 2-horse, 2-crew Chariot with Driver, Archer and optional Commander.


£12.00 / pack(s)

Middle Bronze 2-Horse Chariot II

Product no.: EMB38

Early 2-horse, 2-crew Chariot with Driver, Archer and optional Commander


£12.00 / pack(s)

Middle Bronze 2-Horse Chariot III

Product no.: EMB39

Early 2-horse, 2-crew Chariot with Driver, Archer and optional Commander


£12.00 / pack(s)

Middle Bronze 2-Horse Chariots

Product no.: BAL02

6 packs of Middle Bronze Age 2-Horse Chariots for early Hyksos, Amorite Kingdoms, Sumerian Successor States, later Highlander or early Elamite armies.

£60.00 / pack(s)

Akkadian or Neo-Sumerian Guard

Product no.: BAL04

6 packs of Akkadian or Neo-Sumerian Household Archers (3 packs) and Axemen (3 packs)
£60.00 / pack(s)

Levy Skirmishers

Product no.: BAL05

6 packs of Levy Skirmishers (16 Javelinmen, 16 Archers, 16 Slingers)
£60.00 / pack(s)