Stela sentence example
- The bowl is inscribed round the outside, the stela on the back.
- At the site of Megiddo a portion of a commemorative stela of Shishak was found by the Oriental Institute excavations in 1926.
- Many other private devotional stela, made by individuals for their favorite gods are known.
- Style example 4 limestone stela of Anubis leading dead man A limestone stela of the Roman period.
- Here the god Osiris is on the left with the stela owner, the dead person shown on the right worshipping him.Advertisement
- Style example 4 Limestone stela of Anubis leading dead man A limestone stela of the Roman period.
- About 1330 B.C. Khurba-tila was captured by Kuri-galzu III., the Kassite king of Babylonia, but a later prince Kidin-Khutrutas avenged his defeat, and Sutruk-Nakhkhunte (1220 B.C.) carried fire and sword through Babylonia, slew its king Zamama-sum-iddin and carried away a stela of Naram-Sin and the famous code of laws of Khammurabi from Sippara, as well as a stela of Manistusu from Akkuttum or Akkad.
- He also conquered the land of Asnunnak and carried off from Padan a stela belonging to a refugee from Malatia.
- Samsat (Samosata); sculptured stela with incised inscription much defaced.
- Ahmar (on left bank of Euphrates); large stela with sculpture and long relief inscription, found in 1908 with several sculptured slabs and two gateway lions, inscribed in cuneiform.Advertisement
- He built a temple far up the Nile at Wadi Haifa and there set up a stela commemorating his victories over the tribes of Nubia.
- His laws to this end were engraved on a great stela in the temple of Karnak, of which sufficient remains to bear witness to his high aims, while the prosperity of the succeeding reigns shows how well he realized the necessities of the state.
- Apparently most of the fighting was finished by the fifth year of his reign; in his mortuary temple at Thebes he set up a stela of that date recording a great victory over the Libyan immigrants and invaders, which rendered the much harried land of Egypt safe.
- The Metternich stela (XXXth Dynasty), the finest example of a class of prophylactic stelae generally known by the name of "Horus on the crocodiles," is inscribed with a long text relating the adventures of Isis and Horus in the marshes of the Delta.
- The site includes 7 plazas, 2 ball courts, 6 plain Stela and 1 alter, as well as temple pyramids.Advertisement
- It contains the same elements as the round topped stela: a lunette, text, and offering scene.