The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III B.) Shalmaneser ruled ancient Assyria around 850 B. One of the carved images reveals Jehu, King of Israel, bowing with his face to the ground before the powerful monarch.
massarrah: “One of the earliest known descriptions of epilepsy comes from an Akkadian cuneiform medical text known as the Diagnostic Handbook, a medical treatise recorded on clay tablets that was copied over and over again from the late second.
Jehoiachin's rations tablets date from the 6th century BC and describe the rations set aside for a royal captive identified with Jeconiah, king of Judah. Tablets from the royal archives of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon were unearthed in the ruins of Babylon that contain food rations paid to captives and craftsmen who lived in and around the city. (2 Kings 24:12,15–6; 25:27–30; 2 Chronicles 36:9–10; Jeremiah 22:24–6; 29:2; 52:31–4; Ezekiel 17:12).
massarrah: “Medical Prescription from Ancient Mesopotamia This medical therapeutic text, inscribed in Akkadian cuneiform on a clay tablet small enough to fit into one’s hand, prescribes various plants and herbs to treat an unknown illness.