Babum of Kish was the fifth Sumerian king in the First Dynasty of Kish, according to the Sumerian king list. Babum is unlikely to have existed as his name does not appear on texts dating from the period in which he was presumed to have lived (Early Dynastic period).
- William W. Hallo, Beginning and End of the Sumerian King List in the Nippur Recension, Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 17 (1963), p 53
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