A detail of Statue of Shalmaneser III

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published on 01 April 2014

Statue of the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III, son of Ashurnasirpal II, grandson of Tikulti-Ninurta. The inscriptions on the statue give a brief account of the king's genealogical titles and characteristics.

Basalt, from Assur, neo-Assyrian period, reign of Shalmaneser III, 858-824 BCE. (Istanbul Archeological Museum).


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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin FRCP (Glasg)
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