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Summary

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

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Balu`a Stele

Moabite stele - currently in Amman Museum.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Stela of the warrior dates to Late Bronze (c. 1200 BC), to the Iron Age (c. 800 BC)1. Fawzi Zayadine suggest that Shihan stela and Balu` stela may have come from the same place

See:

  1. Fawzi Zayadine, Sculpture in Ancient Jordan, in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, Piotr Bienkowski eds., Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, p. 36
  2. http://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/stele-warrior-god
  3. Robert Deutsch, P. Hunziker Rodewald, The Shihan Stele Reconsidered, in: J. Elayi and J. M. Durand (eds.): Bible et Proche-Orient. Mélanges André Lemaire III (Transeuphratène 46). Paris, 2014, pp. 6-10
  4. Eveline J. van der Steen, Tribes and Territories in Transition: The Central East Jordan Valley in the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age : a Study of the Sources, Orientalia Lovanensia Analecta 130, Peeters Publishers, 2004, p. 24-25

References

  1. Eveline J. van der Steen, Tribes and Territories in Transition...p.24