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Tell Sheik Hammad Stela (2.114D)
(299 words)

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


This fragmentary text (× cm) is inscribed on a broken black basalt stela found in 18791 at Tell Sheik Hammad (ancient Dūr-Katlimmu).2 The fragment also preserves a partial relief of the king’s portrait and divine symbols.

Tell Sheik Hammad Stela (2.114D)

(lines 1–2)

[Adad-nirari, the great king,] the mighty [king], king of the universe, king of Assyri…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Tell Sheik Hammad Stela (2.114D)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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