Neo-Assyrian Stone Stele

Partial stele, broken at the bottom. The upper edge is rounded and has a raised border on the perimeter. The carved relief is of a provincial official facing left, with his right forearm and hand raised in a standard gesture. The lower part of the stele is covered with cuneiform inscription.
Additional Information: Inscription in cuneiform script to the god Samnuha. ISIL looted antiquity.
Category Sculpture
Reference Number 00454
Maker/Artist Neo-Assyrian
Materials Stone
Time Period 859-824 B.C.


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