Karkamiš A2 (+3) (2.20A)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Hittite Monumental Inscriptions; Hieroglyphic Inscriptions; “Ideal Prices”

Commentary

1The text comes from the first of a pair of inscribed stone door jambs excavated in situ at the entrance to the cella of the temple of the Storm-God in the lower city at Karkamiš.2 Katuwa was the last of a four-generation line of rulers of the city dating approximately to the 10th century BCE,3 and he and his father Suhi (II) left a number of such building inscriptions and much sculpture in the form of relief orthostat…

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Hawkins, J. D., “Karkamiš A2 (+3) (2.20A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_20A>



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