Battle Against Three-Headed Dragon: New Revision of Dates of Babylon’s and Halap’s Capture by Forces of Mursili I and the Problems of Near Eastern Chronology (II mill. BC)

Gromova D. N.

The paper presents arguments in favor of Ultra-Low Chronology for the end of I Dynasty of Babylon (1507 or 1499 BC) proposed by H. Gasche et alia with additional considerations based mainly upon some chronological interpretations of Alalakh archaeological material (Levels V–IV).

Keywords: Ancient Babylon, Mesopotamia, Mursili I, Ultra-Low Chronology