Stela of Shamshi-Adad V

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The British Museum
published on 20 January 2017

The limestone Stela of Shamshi-Adad V. Neo-Assyrian, 815-811 BCE. The king is shown giving a gesture of blessing before five divine symbols: Anu's three-horned crown (top), a winged-disk, disk and crescent, fork, and Ishtar's 8-pointed star. Height: 1.95 m (British Museum, London)

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Museum, T. B. (2017, January 20). Stela of Shamshi-Adad V. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6284/

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Museum, The B. "Stela of Shamshi-Adad V." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 20, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6284/.

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Museum, The B. "Stela of Shamshi-Adad V." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 20 Jan 2017. Web. 23 Apr 2019.

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