Finding Hama: On the Identification of a Forgotten Queen Buried in the Nimrud Tombs

  title={Finding Hama: On the Identification of a Forgotten Queen Buried in the Nimrud Tombs},
  author={Tracy L. Spurrier},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={149 - 174}
No one later may place herein (anyone else), be it a palace lady or a queen, nor remove this sarcophagus from its place. Anybody who removes this sarcophagus from its place, his spirit will not receive funerary offerings with (other) spirits: it is a taboo of Shamash and Ereshkigal! Daughter of Assur-nirka-da’ ’inni, chief cup-bearer of Assurnasirpal, king of Assyria. Anyone later who removes my throne from before the shades of the dead, may his spirit receive no bread! May someone later clothe… 
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