Aleppo 6 (4.11)
(575 words)

Commentary

The Syro-German mission excavating on the citadel of Aleppo since 1996 has progressively revealed the ancient and famous temple of the Storm-God, one of the most important cult centers of the ancient Near East, dating back at least to the early 3rd millennium bce. Archaeologically consecutive phases of construction and rebuilding have been identified, including a north “pedestal” wall of 26 relief sculptures of different periods assembled as a single structure at a late phase. In 2003, the east wall was uncovered, revealing a c…

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Hawkins, J. D., “Aleppo 6 (4.11)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 16 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_4_11>
First published online: 2017



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