Biblical Archaeology: The Banquet Stela of Ashurnasirpal II

Ashurnasirpal II

Who is Ashurnasirpal II? Ashurnasirpal II was an Assyrian king who reigned from 883-859 BCE. He succeeded his father, Tukulti-Ninurta II, in 883 BCE. Ashurnasirpal was known as a great builder and is well known for rebuilding post-war cities and the new capital city, Kalhu. He made gigantic reliefs and carvings in all the new palaces and buildings … Read more