FOH ep31 The Black Obelisk of Assyria

We finally return to the Neo-Assyrian Empire to learn about the last days of Shalmaneser III and the events that made field marshal Dayyan-Ashur create the greatest artifact of Assyria: The Black Obelisk. What is on the Black Obelisk? Why was it created? Learn what we think happened during the tragic seven years of turmoil in Assyria.

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