The Annals (2.118A)
(1,411 words)

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

Commentary

In very early excavations (1843–44), P. E. Botta uncovered fourteen large rooms of the palace of Sargon II1 at ancient Dūr-Šarrukīn (modern Khorsabad). The doorways and walls of these rooms were adorned with slabs having sculptured reliefs along with inscriptions. Further excavations were undertaken at the site by T. …

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “The Annals (2.118A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 26 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_118A>



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