Pazarcik / Maraş Stela (2.114B)
(516 words)

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

Commentary

This stela was discovered during the construction of the Pazarcık dam in the village of Kızkapanlı near Maraş, Turkey. The inscription found on the obverse of the stela belongs to Adad-nirari III (on the reverse is an inscription of Shalmaneser IV, see below  COS COSB.2.116). The text records the establishment of the boundary (taḫūmu) between K…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Pazarcik / Maraş Stela (2.114B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_114B>



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