Cuneiform inscriptions from relief depicting siege of Lachish (701 BCE): “Sennacherib, the mighty king, king of the country of Assyria, sitting on the throne of judgment, before the city of Lachish. I give permission for its slaughter.”[840×560]

Cuneiform inscriptions from relief depicting siege of Lachish (701 BCE): “Sennacherib, the mighty king, king of the country of Assyria, sitting on the throne of judgment, before the city of Lachish. I give permission for its slaughter.”[840×560]