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Calah Orthostat Slab (2.114G)
(372 words)

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


Discovered in 1854 at Calah, the text was inscribed on a broken stone slab which was left on the mound of Nimrud. It is known only through its publication based on the paper squeezes1 made by Norris on the site. Only the latter half of the inscription is translated here.

Calah Orthostat Slab (2.114G)

(lines 11–14)

I subdued from the bank of the Euphrates, the land o…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Calah Orthostat Slab (2.114G)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 November 2021 <>

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