The Panamuwa Inscription (2.37)
(2,098 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; West Semitic Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Dedicatory Inscriptions; Old Aramaic Inscriptions

Commentary

The inscription, engraved on the lower half of a statue, is written in Samalian Aramaic (see COS COSB.2.36). It was discovered in the German excavations at Zinjirli. Bar-Rakib, the son of Panamuwa II, probably raised this monument early in his reign to memorialize his father because of his sudden and unexpected deat…

Cite this page
Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “The Panamuwa Inscription (2.37)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 March 2017



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