Kurbaʾil Statue (2.113E)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Assyrian Inscriptions


Engraved on a statue of Shalmaneser (measuring 103 cm in height), the text belongs to Recension E of his annals. Since the last regnal year narrated is the twentieth, the statue must date to 839–838 bce. While it belongs to the same recension as the Marble Slab (COS COSB.2.113D), the narrative concerning Shalmaneser’s eighteenth year campaign against…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Kurbaʾil Statue (2.113E)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 March 2017

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