A New Stela of Aššur-Naṣir-Pal II

  title={A New Stela of A{\vs}{\vs}ur-Naṣir-Pal II},
  author={Donald J. Wiseman},
  pages={24 - 44}
A Fortunate and rare discovery has given us a new and complete inscribed stela of the well-known Assyrian king Aššur-naṣir-pal II (Pls. II-VI). This monument was found in its original position within a few feet of the excavations of his palace made by Layard and Rassam. The sandstone block had been erected near the doorway (Fig. 1) leading to the throne-room, and was inscribed with details of the ceremonies and festivities celebrating the formal opening of the palace in the year 879 B.C. The… 
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