Biography of King of Mitanni Shattuara II (ca. 1270 a.C.)

(Shat-tu-a-ra) Last King of Mitanni-Khanigalbat, son and successor of Washshasatta. Shattuara II, with the help of the Hittite Kings (especially Khattusilis III) and Aramaeans, faced the Assyrian armies of Shalmaneser I in a desperate bid for independence, but was defeated. With this defeat - that took place around 1270 BC - disappearing State Khanigalbat.