Summary Inscription 4 (2.117C)
(1,303 words)

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


Incised on fragmentary pieces of an apparent pavement slab, this summary inscription was discovered in excavations at Nimrud and left in situ. It is preserved in squeezes that are no longer extant. Thought originally to be part of the Tiglath-pileser’s Annals (note Luckenbill ARAB 1:§§ 815–819 and Oppenheim ANET 283), Wiseman (1956:118) recognized co…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Summary Inscription 4 (2.117C)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 27 March 2017

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