Summary Inscription 13 (2.117G)
(532 words)

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

Commentary

This inscription is engraved on a poorly preserved colossal bas-relief from Nimrud that depicts a large figure with a mace. The inscription is incised across the large figure. While a number of scholars have treated the text as a part of Tiglath-pileser’s Annals,1 others have noted its non-chronological elements as evidence of its summary type. …

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Summary Inscription 13 (2.117G)”, 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_117G>



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