An Assyrian Horse List (3.128)
(831 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Akkadian Archival Documents; Accounts; Neo-Assyrian

Commentary

This tablet (× cm), with two columns on the front and two columns on the back, was discovered during the 1957–63 excavations of Nimrud (ancient Kalḫu) in an area at the southeastern corner of the lower city known as Fort Shalmaneser. The text is one of the administrative documents known more specifically as the Horse Lists.1 Apparently, it was a formal check list either preceding or following the act…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “An Assyrian Horse List (3.128)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_128>



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