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Stele of the son of Suhi I

Basalt stele was excavated in the courtyard of the Storm-god temple prior to 1913. It is about 1 m in height and 0.4 meter in width. The 8-line inscription commemorates an accomplishment of "Ura Tarhunza, Great King, Hero, King of the Land of Karkamış, son of [Sa]paziti, Great King, Hero" and names Arnu[...], a Priest of Kubaba and the son of ruler (tarwani) Suhi as the person who erected the stele (see also a very similar stele of Suhi I). The stele is dated roughly to 10th century BCE and currently in Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara.

T. Bilgin, 2014 J.D. Hawkins, 2000



Literature:
Hawkins, J. D. Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol 1, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2000: 80-82 and plt. 1. (KARKAMIŠ A4b)

Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, 2014.
J. David Hawkins, Corpus, 2000.