Stripey Kingship on the Orontes

One of our trustees, Martin Rose, has written about his visit to the scanning of the statue of King Idrimi of Alalakh at the British Museum.

‘The king … is a splendidly pop-eyed chap with magnificent hat, who was exiled from Aleppo in the mid-second millennium BC and returned from exile to capture and rule for 30 years or so the city of Alalakh in the Hatay, a little way from the Orontes river.’

Read the full article on Martin’s blog.

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