Stele of the Assyrian King Adad-Nirari III

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 April 2014
Stele of the Assyrian King Adad-Nirari III

The stele was erected by one of the king’s local governors, Nergal-Eres, at Saba. The stele’s inscriptions report on the King’s victorious campaign against Palashtu (Palestine) and features the Assyrian King Adad-Nirai III praying in front of God symbols. Basalt, found in Saba, neo-Assyrian era, 810-783 BCE. (Istanbul Archeological Museum/Ancient Orient Museum)


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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2014, April 08). Stele of the Assyrian King Adad-Nirari III. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2552/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Stele of the Assyrian King Adad-Nirari III." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 08 Apr 2014. Web. 17 Nov 2019.

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