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Summary

Stele of Zakir VIIIth century BC.

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 100-500 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tell Afis

Archaeological site in N Syria

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Stele of Zakkur is a royal stele of King Zakkur/  who ruled in Hamath and Lu`ash  ca 805 - 775.  BC. The Stele was discovered in 1903 at Tell Afis by Henri Pognon.

See

  1. http://faculty.washington.edu/snoegel/PDFs/articles/Noegel%2047%20-%20ANEHST%202006b.pdf
  2. Henri Pognon, Inscriptions sémitiques de la Syrie, de la Mésopotamie et de la région de Mossoul, Imprimerie Nationale, Paris, 1907.
  3. Scott B. Noegel, The Zakkur Inscription, in: Mark W. Chavalas, ed. The Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation. London: Blackwell (2006), pp. 307-311.
  4. - http://faculty.washington.edu/snoegel/PDFs/articles/Noegel%2047%20-%20ANEHST%202006b.pdf
  5.  John David Hawkins. Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions: Volume 1, Inscriptions of the Iron Age: Part I. New York 2000, pp. 400-401.