Maraş 4 (2.22A)
(689 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Hittite Monumental Inscriptions; Hieroglyphic Inscriptions; Funerary Inscriptions

Commentary

The inscription in Hieroglyphic Luwian is on a fragment of a colossal statue1 recognizably of a type known from complete but uninscribed examples, notably the figure from Zinçirli, 3 m. high, of a typical neo-Hittite ruler, bearded, with hair in pot-hook curls, wearing a long fringed garment and belt with frontal tassel, sword on hip, holding a long staff of office.2 This…

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Hawkins, J. D., “Maraş 4 (2.22A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 21 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_22A>



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