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Summary

ssyrian royal inscriptions of Ashurnasirpal II

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Charcha

OmnesViae import TPPlace2609. Arcaiapis, Charcha, Karcharoman, Üçtepe, formerly Kerh, Üç tepe, Üçtepe koyu.

Stela of Shalmaneser III - Kurkh Monolith [Üçtepe Höyük]

Stelae of Shalmaneser III -Salmānu-ašarēd III.

Roman Rd Amida-Mardin

Roman Rd Amida-Mardin

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Nimrud Monolith is one of the two stelae - orthostat discovered in 1861 by a British archaeologist John George Taylor in Kurkh - Uctepe in Diyarbakir province. This large commemorative stela BM 118883, records the royal construction activity of Ashurnasirpal II (r. 883 BC- 859 BC). Dates to 879 BC.

See:

  1. http://tayproject.org/TAYages.fm$Retrieve?CagNo=9147&html=ages_detail_e.html&layout=web
  2. Ömür Harmanşah, Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near East, Cambridge University Press 2013, pp. 79-80