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    ca. 827 BCE - Jehu King of Israel giving tribute to King Shalmaneser III of Assyria, on the Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III from Nimrud. BM

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      ca. 827 BC - Jehu King of Israel giving tribute to King Shalmaneser III of Assyria, on the Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III from Nimrud. BM

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      Jehu on Obelisk of Shalmaneser

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    The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III, showing Jehu (king of Israel) paying tribute to the Assyrian king.

    The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III. - Shalmaneser ruled ancient Assyria around 850 BC. One of the carved images reveals Jehu, the king of Israel bowing before the powerful monarch with his face to the ground. It is the same Jehu that is mentioned in the Bible.

    Another kingly stele boasting of conflict with the House of David is the Moabite Stone from about 860 BC. The Moabite Stone contains 36 lines of Phoenician script which relate to the rebellion of King Mesha of Moab against King Jehoram of Israel and King Jehosaphat of Judah. This battle is recounted in the Old Testament 2-Kings 3:5-27

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    7th C. BC. Phoenician funerary stele, These semitic peoples lived in 'Sidon' along the coast of Lebanon and N. Israel at this time. King David and Solomon recognized the sidonians' superior maritime skill. Political, diplomatic and commercial ties with Hiram King of Tyre led to the marriage of Ahab, King of Israel, to Jezebel, daughter of Ethba'al, King of Sidon. Sandstone depicts the 'Sign of Tanit' Inscribed 'Stele of Milk son of Ashtartga. Hecht Museum Israel.

    The Meesha Stele (846 BC) Popularly known as the Moabite Stone, it records the revolt of Meesha, King of Moab, against Israel. This incredible stele mentions Omri, King of Israel, and David of the United Monarchy. It even refers to Yahweh, the unique name of the God of Israel! Together with the testimony from the Tel Dan Stele, we have a powerful external witness that the Bible records the true history of the kings of Israel and their interactions with foreign kings.

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    Black obelisk of Shalmaneser III At British Museum depicts King Jehu the King of Israel bowing before the Assyrian king in tribute, read 2Kings 9-10

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    The first ever mention of the name "Israel" found on The Merneptah Stele dating1205 BC, a black granite slab, with an inscription of the Ancient Egyptian king Merneptah (1213 to 1203 BCE). The text partly deal with a separate campaign in Canaan. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

    Sargon II in Royal Fashion Limestone Sculpture.Sargon II was an Assyrian king. Sargon II became the ruler of the Assyrian Empire in 722 BC after the death of Shalmaneser V. Wikipedia

    "The Merneptah Stele — also known as the Israel Stele or Victory Stele of Merneptah — is an inscription by the Ancient Egyptian king Merneptah (reign:1213 to 1203 BC), which appears on the reverse side of a granite stele erected by the king Amenhotep III. It was discovered by Flinders Petrie in 1896 at Thebes.

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    Statue of Assyrian king Shalmaneser III

    Black Obelisk,of Shalmaneser III at the Assyrian capital Kalhu,Ninrud, Iraq ca 827 BC (2 Kings 18:9)

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