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Summary

Moabite stele - currently in Amman Museum.

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Shihan Stela - Rujm el Abd

Shihan warrior stela had been found at the site of Rujm el-'Abd

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The basalt stele was discovered in 1930 at Balu at the Northern partof Karak Plateau. The Egyptianising in style stele portrays three figures in investiture scene?

Sources:

  1. Dov Rosner, The Moabites, Brill Archive, 1976, pp.31-33
  2. Bruce Routledge, Moab in the Iron Age: Hegemony, Polity, Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania Press 2004, pp.82-85
  3. Fawzi Zayadine, Sculpture in Ancient Jordan, in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, ed. Piotr Bienkowski, Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, pp.31-61
  4. Carolyn Routledge, The Balu'a Stele Revisited, - https://www.academia.edu/6079620
  5. Geoffrey W. Bromiley eds., The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Tom 4, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing 1988, pp. 394-396