Pavement Inscription 4 (2.118G)
(233 words)

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

Commentary

The text was inscribed on a pavement slab for the gates at Dūr-Šarrukīn (Khorsabad).

Pavement Inscription 4 (2.118G)

(lines 31–41)

(Sargon II) … who conquered Samaria and the entire land of Bīt-Ḫumria (Israel);1 who plundered Ashdod (and) Šinuḫtu,2 who caught the Ionians3 like fish in the middle of the sea; who deported the Kasku, all …

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Pavement Inscription 4 (2.118G)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 27 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_118G>



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