Aššur Basalt Statue (2.113G)
(407 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Assyrian Inscriptions

Commentary

This is a Summary or Display inscription which is incised on the front, left hip and back of a broken basalt statue of Shalmaneser. It was discovered in the 1903 German excavations at the entrance to a Parthian building where it had been moved from its original location at the Tabira Gate. The statue had …

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Aššur Basalt Statue (2.113G)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_113G>



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