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Ebla tablets : secrets of a forgotten city
But could Ebla also speak for itself? Up till then, Ebla had attracted little interest outside the world of Near Eastern archaeology, and indeed relatively muted interest within it. The excavations dramatically changed all that. The full extent and significance of this complex became clear in the excavations. Was this the base of a royal throne? There was no doubt that the building was a royal palace. Palace G of the ancient city of Ebla.
Modern Day Religious Impacts
Ebla Tablets Introduction Archaeologists knew from their study of Sumerian, Akkadian and Egyptian texts that there had been once an ancient assyrian empire called Ebla. In a young graduate of Rome University, Paolo Matthiae and his team uncovered the remains of a city under what was known as Tell Mardikh pictured some 30 km south of Aleppo in northern Syria. The tell was identified during their excavation of , when they unearthed a male statue containing a line inscription with the words; dedicated to Ibbit -Lim, son of Ikris-Hepa, King of Ebla. When the tablets were first found, it was soon realised that the city used a very ancient language in the North West Semitic group which was previously unknown. Professor Pettinato labelled this Paleo-Canaanite. These Ebla tablets are written in a Sumerian script, with Sumerian logograms adapted to represent Akkadian words and syllables. Babylonian kings claimed to have conquered this vast kingdom around 2, BC.
Ebla: Its Impact on Bible Records
By ande With the discovery of the Ebla tablets came a wave of religious response. There are many who believe that the tablets provide reference to the Old Testament through the mention of names and specific events. Along with the disputed mentions of specific names came the disputed mentions of specific cities, the most notable being Urusalima, which many believe is Jerusalem Two of arguments held onto the strongest by those who believe the tablets give validity to the bible are the tablets that hold a story of a flood and a story of creation. Professor Pettinato seemingly confirmed that there was a record of a flood that lasted for seven days, similar to the Babylonian version in the Epic of Gilgamesh. He seemed to also state that there was a tablet speaking of a time of when there was no heaven, no earth, and no light, which was created in that respective order by a great being
First Kingdoms: The Forgotten Mesopotamian Kingdom of Ebla