Sargon II's Stele

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published on 28 August 2014

This basalt stele was found in Bamboula, Kition (modern Laranca, Cyprus) in 1845 CE. The cuneiform inscriptions on the frontal side of the stele commemorate Sargon's victories against Medes, Babylon, Syria, and Urartu. The king worships in front of god symbols. Reign of Sargon II, 721-705 BCE. (The Pergamon Museum, Berlin).

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