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The Small “Summary” Inscription (2.118F)
(468 words)

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


The text was discovered in room 14 of Sargon’s Khorsabad palace.

The Small “Summary” Inscription (2.118F)

(lines 11b–18a)

Yamani,1 the Ashdodite, became afraid of my weapons, and he abandoned his wives, his sons, (and) his daughters, and he fled to the border area of Egypt which is on the border with Meluḫḫa,2 and lived like a thief (there). I placed my eunu…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “The Small “Summary” Inscription (2.118F)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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