Sargon II's Prism A
|Size||6.4 x 4.4 cm|
|Discovered||Mid 19th century. Combined identification in |
|Present location||British Museum|
|Identification||K.1671 + K.1668a|
Sargon II's Prism A is an Assyrian tablet inscription describing Sargon II's (722 to 705 BC) campaigns. The first fragment discovered, K 1668, was discovered in Nineveh in the Library of Ashurbanipal.
An excerpt of the text as translated by Luckenbill as below:
"... Palestine, Judah, Edom, Moab ...".
- The Prism in the British Museum
- The Assyrian Eponym Canon, George Smith, 1875, page 129
- Catalogue of the cuneiform tablets http://archive.org/details/catalogueofcunei00brituoft
- http://www.isaiah666.com/sargon_annals.pdf Palestine