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The Annals (2.118A)
(1,411 words)

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


In very early excavations (1843–44), P. E. Botta uncovered fourteen large rooms of the palace of Sargon II1 at ancient Dūr-Šarrukīn (modern Khorsabad). The doorways and walls of these rooms were adorned with slabs having sculptured reliefs along with inscriptions. Further excavations were undertaken at the site by T. V. Plac…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “The Annals (2.118A)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 30 November 2021 <>

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