The great sanctuary of Sippar is here employed figuratively for the temples of Babylonia in general.
Sargon has put his name on some object that he dedicates to the sun-god at Sippar.
A temple to Gula in Sippar was called E-ulla; that is, 'the beautiful house.'
The reference to the temple of Shamash at Sippar reveals the situation.
Later traditions cherished the name of a king, Enmeduranki, whom they called a king of Sippar or Agade.
Tablet sculptured with a scene representing the worship of the Sun-god in the Temple of Sippar.
We shall have occasion in a succeeding chapter to trace the history of the sun-temple at Sippar so far as known.
Jastrow thinks that she may have been evolved from the sun-god of a city on the other side of the Euphrates from Sippar.
At this time of the middle of June in the seventeenth year of the king's reign, Sippar was in a frenzy of excitement.
A ditch of minor importance pierced the isthmus which separates the Tigris and the Euphrates in the neighbourhood of Sippar.