Tell Al Rimah Stela (2.114F)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Assyrian Inscriptions

Commentary

The stela was discovered at Tell al Rimah, near Jebel Sinjar, where it stood in “position inside the cella of a Late Assyrian shrine, set beside the podium, a placing that is unparalleled among the find spots of other royal stelae” (Page 1968:139). The monument is 130 cm in height and 69 cm in width. Like…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Tell Al Rimah Stela (2.114F)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 28 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_114F>



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