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Khorsabad Residence L

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 03, 2021 08:19 AM History
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The residence of Sîn-aḫu-uṣur, brother of the Assyrian king Sargon II (r. 721–705 BC) and grand vizier of the Assyrian Empire, was constructed in the citadel of Dūr-Šarrukīn (modern Khorsabad), near the royal palace Egalgabarinutukua ("Palace That Has No Equal"). "Residence L" was largest of the four royal residences (J, K, L, and M) built in Dūr-Šarrukīn's citadel.

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Three pavement slabs found in Residence L identify the building as the palace of Sîn-aḫu-uṣur, Sargon II's brother and vizier.

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Jamie Novotny, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Khorsabad Residence L: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 04 October 2023]

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