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Stone Foundation Document  of King Adad-Nirari I
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Stone Foundation Document of King Adad-Nirari I

Rectangular stone foundation document of the Assyrian king Adad-Nirari I. It recounts the king's victories over the Mitanni, who had failed to gain Hittite support, and the extension of Assyrian rule west to the Euphrates. The stone appears...
Pictish Stone, Invereen, Scotland
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Pictish Stone, Invereen, Scotland

Pictish stones are a form of monumental steles and are mainly found at the eastern part of Scotland and around the Clyde-Forth line. This stone was found in Invereen, Moy, Inverness-shire, Scotland. It is of class I category. The stone was...
Rosetta Stone Detail, Hieroglyphic Text
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Rosetta Stone Detail, Hieroglyphic Text

This is a zoomed-in detail of the upper part of the Rosetta stone showing the hieroglyphic inscription. The Rosetta Stone is a large, mostly complete fragment of a grey-pink granodiorite stela. A decree was carved on this stela using 3 ancient...
Rosetta Stone Detail, Demotic Text
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Rosetta Stone Detail, Demotic Text

This is a zoomed-in detail of the middle part of the Rosetta stone showing the Demotic text. The Rosetta Stone is a large almost complete fragment of a grey-pink granodiorite stela. A decree was carved on this stela using 3 ancient texts...
Rosetta Stone Detail, Greek Text
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Rosetta Stone Detail, Greek Text

This is a zoomed-in detail of the lower part of the Rosetta stone showing the Greek text. The Rosetta Stone is a large almost complete fragment of a grey-pink granodiorite stela. A decree was carved on this stela using 3 ancient texts in...
Rosetta Stone, Right Side
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Rosetta Stone, Right Side

This is right side of the Rosetta stone. We can recognize an English text carved on this side. The text reads "Captured in Egypt by the British Army in 1801". The Rosetta Stone is a large almost complete fragment of a grey-pink granodiorite...
Grinding Stone from Nabta Playa
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Grinding Stone from Nabta Playa

Seeds and wild grasses were processed with round or oval grinders (manos) of hard quartzitic sandstone. These were rubbed against a larger mill stone to make flour. A depression in the lower stone's surface prevented spillage. The abundance...
Mesopotamian Carved Stone with Integral Handle
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Mesopotamian Carved Stone with Integral Handle

This carved grey stone has an integral handle. It was possibly a weight. There are eight compartments decorated with the shapes of eyes and rosettes. The handle imitates basketry and is ornamented with lozenges in relief. The stone might...
Detail, Moabite Stone
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Detail, Moabite Stone

A detail of the Moabite Stone, an ancient tablet dating to around 850 BCE, written by Mesha, the king of Moab (modern Jordan). (Louvre Museum, Paris)
Moabite Stone
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Moabite Stone

The Moabite Stone, an ancient tablet dating to around 850 BCE, written by Mesha, the king of Moab (modern Jordan). (Louvre Museum, Paris)