TITLE

A New Inscribed Stela from Karkemish: At the Origins of the Suhi-Katuwa Dynasty

AUTHOR(S)
Dinçol, Ali; Dinçol, Belkıs; Hawkins, David; Peker, Hasan
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Near Eastern Archaeology;Sep2012, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article briefly discusses an inscribed stela found during the 2011 archaeological excavations at the ancient city of Karkemish in Turkey. The authors note that the stela's inscription is the earliest Iron Age inscription from Karkemish. The stela was dedicated by Suhi I to the great king of Karkemish Uratarhunta around 975 BCE. A complete translation of the inscription is provided.
ACCESSION #
82204058

 

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