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Stele of the son of Suhi I

The 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 the 10th century BCE and currently in the 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.