The translation is as follows: 1. Shalmaneser, great king, 2. powerful king, king of the world, king of Assyria 3. son of Ashur-nasir-pal, great king,4. powerful king, king of the world, king of Assyria, 5. son (in turn) of Tukulti-Ninurta, king of the world, king of Assyria 6. The structure of the ziggurat 7. of Kalhu
ANTH 12.2, The Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Jason Herrmann, Spring 2013
Collected by Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson (1810-1895), British Consul-General at Baghdad, about 1853; acquired by Reverend Austin Hazen Wright (1811-1865), Class of 1830), Medical missionary stationed in Oroomiah, Persia, acquired for Dartmouth College at the requested of Professor Oliver Payson Hubbard, Class of 1873h (1809-1900), Chemistry Professor and College Librarian; given to present collection, 1856.
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