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Cuneiform Inscription

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Among the earliest of the monuments hitherto discovered are a set of bricks bearing the following cuneiform inscription.

This inscription is explained to mean:—“Beltis, his lady, has caused Urukh (?), the pious chief, King of Hur, and King of the land (?) of the Akkad, to build a temple to her.”

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The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea, by George Rawlinson
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