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Pazarcik / Maraş Stela (2.114B)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Assyrian Inscriptions


This stela was discovered during the construction of the Pazarcık dam in the village of Kızkapanlı near Maraş, Turkey. The inscription found on the obverse of the stela belongs to Adad-nirari III (on the reverse is an inscription of Shalmaneser IV, see below  COS COSB.2.116). The text records the establishment of the boundary (taḫūmu) between Kummuh a…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Pazarcik / Maraş Stela (2.114B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 07 December 2021 <>

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