It grew independent during the latter period of the Kassite dynasty, and its kings formed compacts with the Kassites.
Some of the Kassite monarchs, however, showed a preference for Nippur.
He founded a new city called Lukhaia, and appears to have repulsed a Kassite raid.
Kassite supremacy lasted for over 570 years, and during that period Babylonia was known as Karduniash.
It is evident that great wealth accumulated in Karduniash during the Kassite period.
During the long period of Kassite rule, Babylon experienced many vicissitudes.
So ended the Kassite Dynasty of Babylonia, which had endured for a period of 576 years and nine months.
Unfortunately the artistic relics of the Kassite period are few, and for the most part unimportant.
With the advent of the Kassite kings a new chapter opens in the history of Western Asia.
Little is known regarding the relations between Elam and Babylonia during the Kassite period.