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Victory Stele of Naram-Sin, Akkadian, pink limestone, 2254-2218 B.C.E. (Louvre, Paris)
This monument depicts the Akkadian victory over the Lullubi Mountain people. In the12th century B.C.E., 1,000 years after it was originally made, the Elamite king, Shutruk-
Nahhunte, attacked Babylon and, according to his later inscription, the stele was taken to Susa in what is now Iran.
A stele is a vertical stone monument or marker often inscribed with text or relief carving.
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
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Academy, S. A. H. a. K. (2014, April 03). Victory Stele of Naram-Sin, 2254-2218 B.C.E.. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/149/victory-stele-of-naram-sin-2254-2218-bce/
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