Orthostat Slab of Unknown Provenance (2.114C)
(309 words)

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

Commentary

This text is inscribed on a very fragmentary stone slab of unknown provenance. It seems to describe a western campaign of Adad-nirari III that may have included the defeat of Ataršumki of Arpad.

Orthostat Slab of Unknown Provenance (2.114C)

… […]

They drew the yoke of [my lordship. The kings of the extensive land of Ḫatti] who, in the time of Šamši-[Adad, my father, had become strong and caused] the lords of the river1 Or[ontes?] / Eu[phrates? to rebel …] he heard [of my approach] and Atarš[umki

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Orthostat Slab of Unknown Provenance (2.114C)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_114C>



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