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Calah for a long time is the capital, while Nineveh is mentioned as a provincial town.
Besides the magnificent palace which he built at Calah, Asshur-izir-pal is known also to have erected a certain number of temples.
Ashurnasirbal speaks of a temple that he founded in Calah—perhaps only a chapel—in honor of Sin.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
When the king left Calah for some country residence in its-neighbourhood, similar records and carvings would meet his eye.
Asshur-izir-pal built him a magnificent temple at Nimrud (Calah).