The Kings of Israel and Judah
Black Obelisk of Salmaneser III.
Around 840 BC
King of Israel
“Tribute of Iaua [Jehu], son of Omri. Silver, gold, a
golden bowl, a golden beaker, golden goblets, pitchers
of gold, tin, staves for the hand of the king, [and]
javelins, I [Shalmaneser] received from him.”