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English: Statue of Shalmaneser III. 858-824 BCE, Neo-Assyrian Period. Assur (Qala't Sharqat) Basalt Inv. No. 4650. In the inscription, the king gives a brief account of his genealogical titles and characteristics as follows:

"Shalmaneser, the great king, the mighty king, king of all the four regions, the powerful and the mighty rival of the princes of the whole earth (universe) the great ones, the kings, son of Assur-Nasirapli, king of universe, king of Assyria, grandson of Tukulti-Ninura, king of universe, king of Assyria."

The inscription continuous with his campaigns and deeds of the lands of Urarut, Syria, Namri, Que and Tabal and comes to an end as follows:

"At that time I rebuilt the walls of my city Ashur from their foundations to their summits. I made an image of my royal self and set it up in the metal-workers gate."
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