Sam'al Stela of the Assyrian King Esarhaddon

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
by Osama SM Amin
published on 01 September 2014
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This commemorative basalt stela depicts the Assyrian king Esarhaddon worshiping gods and symbols of gods. The king's left hand holds a royal mace and two ropes. These ropes pass through the lips of two captives. The kneeling smaller figure appears to an Egyptian crown prince, while the larger standing man is a Syrian city-state governor. There are cuneiform inscriptions on the front side of the stela which narrate the victorious military campaigns of Esarhaddon. From the citadel of Sam'al/Zincirli, modern Turkey. 671 BCE. (The Pergamon Museum, Berlin).

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