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The Great “Summary” Inscription (2.118E)
(911 words)

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


Discovered at Khorsabad (see introduction to Sargon’s Annals above,  COS COSB.2.118A), this summary inscription stood on the wall slabs of rooms 4, 7, 8 and 10 in Sargon’s palace.

The Great “Summary” Inscription (2.118E)

(lines 23–27)

From my accession year to my fifteenth regnal year, I decisively defeated Humbanigaš, the Elamite, in the district of Der.

I besieged…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “The Great “Summary” Inscription (2.118E)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <>

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