The limestone stele with two lines of incised Hieroglyphic Luwian inscription was found in 2003 during salvage excavations at Şaraga Höyük by the west bank of the Euphrates about 10 km north of Karkamış. It is about 55 cm wide and 34 cm high. The inscription is about animal offerings to the god Santa by a ruler (tarwani) named Alamu and his son Sahassi. A date in the 8th century BCE has been suggested. The stele is in the Gaziantep Museum.
Click on the picture for a larger image.
Poetto, M. "Un nuovo verbo luvio-geroglifico: zapa-, e la sua correlazione al luvio cuneiforme zapp(a)-." FsMelchert, 2010: 296302.
Sertok, K., F. Kulakoğlu, F. Squadrone. "Şaraga Höyük salvage excavations," ICAANE 4, 2008: 41117.
Sasseville, D. and I. Yakubovich. "The Luwian inscription ŞARAGA: an improved edition," NABU 2016-1: 3235.
(List of Abbreviations)
Kemal Sertok et al, 2008.
Figen Anıl, 2018.