Generally the Coptic Christians were content to build their churches within the ancient temples, plastering over or effacing the sculptures which were nearest to the ground and in the way of the worshippers.
Corner of the platform, an uncompleted building of Esarhaddon (681-668 B.C.), who robbed the North-West and Central palaces, effacing the inscriptions of Tiglath-pileser, to obtain material for his construction; (d) the smaller West palace, between the South-West and the NorthWest palaces, a construction of Hadad-nirari or Adadnirari III.
He now felt ashamed of his speech with its constitutional tendency and sought an opportunity of effacing it.
At the same time the crowning reward of his labours was the effacing of the last traces of the schism.