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An Assyrian Wine List (3.127)
(853 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Akkadian Archival Documents; Accounts; Neo-Assyrian


Discovered during the 1957–63 excavations of Nimrud (ancient Kalḫu) in an area known as Fort Shalmaneser, this fragmentary tablet (ND 10047) is one of the administrative documents known more specifically as Wine Lists. These Nimrud Wine Lists date from the 8th century bce (as early as the reign of Adad-nirari III and as late as Tiglath-pileser III as recent collation has shown; see note 1 below). In the light of rec…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “An Assyrian Wine List (3.127)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 November 2021 <>

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