Zimredda (Lachish mayor) was
the mayor of Lachish in the mid
14th century BC. He is mentioned in the
Amarna letters, and is the author of
EA 329, (EA for 'el Amarna').
Only two other references are made to "Zimredda of
Lakiša"–(Lachish} in the corpus
. He is
part of the subject of letter EA 333, titled: "Plots and
. His death is reported in EA 288 by Abdi-Heba
–(letter no. 4 of 6), at the hands of the
In the Amarna letters correspondence
the other mayor of Lakiša was Šipti-Ba'lu
, author of letters EA
"Zimredda of Lakiša" letter--no. 329
Title: Preparations under way.
EA 329, lines 1-20
- Moran, William L. The
Amarna Letters. John Hopkins University Press, 1987, 1992.
(softcover, ISBN 0-8018-6715-0)