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Ishtar and Izdubar Index Sacred Texts Ancient Near East Contents Start Reading This is a Victorian poetic translation of the saga of Izdubar. Who is Izdubar? Izdubar is a literal translation of the ideograph for 'Gilgamesh', and was how the hero of the Gilgamesh saga was known when this book was written in the 1880s. KIT Library Meta search interface for more than 500 million books and serials in library and book trade catalogs worldwide. More ... About KVK The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project Institute for Asian & African StudiesDepartment of World CulturesUniversity of HelsinkiFinland The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, started in 1986, is a long-term undertaking to The Project held an international symposium, “Assyria, 1995”, September 7-11, 1995, to celebrate its 10th anniversary, and an exhibit, “Nineveh 612 BC”, opened at Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, on September 8, 1995, in conjunction with the symposium. In July 2001, The Project, In conjunction with the Institute for Asian and African Studies and the University of Helsinki, hosted the 47th Rencontre Assyriolgique Internationale, the International Congress of Assyriology and Near Eastern Archaeology, in Helsinki.

Sumerian literature: ETCSL: The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian LiteratureCatalogues: by date | by number | in full | Website info: navigation help | site description | display conventions | recent changesProject info: consolidated bibliography | about the project | credits and copyright | links Now, I swear by the sun god Utu on this very day -- and my younger brothers shall be witness of it in foreign lands where the sons of Sumer are not known, where people do not have the use of paved roads, where they have no access to the written word -- that I, the firstborn son, am a fashioner of words, a composer of songs, a composer of words, and that they will recite my songs as heavenly writings, and that they will bow down before my words...... King Shulgi (c. 2100 BC) on the future of Sumerian literature. The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature is based at the University of Oxford.

The Chaldaick Oracles of Zoroaster (Stanley, 1661) This digital edition by Joseph H. Peterson, Copyright © 1999. All rights reserved. Note: The Heritage of Egypt was launched in 2008 and is the first publication relating to the history, archaeology, and legacy of Egypt that is edited, produced, and owned in Egypt; this gives the publication a unique perspective on the complex histories of ancient and modern Egypt. The Heritage of Egypt is published three times a year, in January, May, and September. The magazine reaches thousands of readers through direct sales in Egypt and the provision of copies to archaeological societies in the United Kingdom. For acquiring individual paper copies of the magazine and for a Table of Contents of each issue, please see the website of the publisher, Al-Hadara Publishing. If you would like to get a subscription, here's a subscription form (in PDF).

Dakhleh Oasis Project, Arts, Monash University The Dakhleh Oasis Project (DOP) is a long-term regional study of the interaction between environmental changes and human activity in the closed area of the Dakhleh Oasis, Western Desert of Egypt, but including the larger area of the Palaeoasis. The study includes all the time since the first incursion of humans in the Middle Pleistocene, perhaps 400,000 years ago, down to the 21st century oasis farmers, and all the human activity and all the changing environmental conditions for which there is evidence within the time period. To achieve such an assessment, it is necessary to gather data on the modern environment and all past environmental conditions. The environment is seen as one of the most important influences on all human activity.

Chaldea The countries around Chaldea Chaldea and neighboring countries Chaldea or Chaldaea (/kælˈdiːə/), from Ancient Greek: Χαλδαία, Chaldaia; Akkadian: māt Ḫaldu; Hebrew: כשדים‎, Kaśdim;[1] Aramaic: ܟܠܕܘ‎, Kaldo) was a small Semitic nation which emerged between the late 10th and early 9th century BC, surviving until the mid 6th century BC, after which it disappeared, and the Chaldean tribes (not to be confused with modern Chaldean Catholics) were absorbed into the native population of Babylonia. [2] It was located in the marshy land of the far south eastern corner of Mesopotamia, and briefly came to rule Babylon. During a period of weakness in the East Semitic speaking kingdom of Babylonia, new tribes of West Semitic-speaking migrants[3] arrived in the region from The Levant between the 11th and 10th centuries BC. The earliest waves consisted of Suteans and Arameans, followed a century or so later by the Kaldu, a group who became known later as the Chaldeans or the Chaldees. Land[edit]

s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology « PalArch Cockcroft, Robert & Sarah Symons. 2013. Diagonal Star Tables on Coffins A1C and S2Hil: A New Triangle Decan and a Reversed Table. – Palarch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt/Egyptology 10(3) (2013), 1-10. ISSN 1567-214X. 10 pages + 5 figures, 4 tables. We present updates for two ancient Egyptian diagonal star tables on coffins A1C and S2Hil. A1C reveals a new triangle decan, H3t s3bw, which brings the total number of triangle decans to 13 and the total number of unique triangle decans to 12 (because of the duplication of nTr D3 pt). We discuss its relevance, why it has likely remained hidden for so long, and why it may have been lost on other star tables.

Causing His Name to Live Causing His Name to Live: Studies in Egyptian Epigraphy and History in Memory of William J. Murnane Culture and History of the Ancient Near East Volume 37 Edited by Peter Brand and Louise Cooper (E. J. Excavation tells monumental story of Egypt’s urban development By William Harms w-harms@uchicago.eduNews Office An Oriental Institute expedition at Tell Edfu in southern Egypt has unearthed a large administration building and silos that provide fresh clues about the emergence of urban life. The discovery provides new information about a little understood aspect of ancient Egypt—the development of cities in a culture that is largely famous for its monumental architecture. The archaeological work at Tell Edfu was initiated with the permission of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, headed by Zahi Hawass, under the direction of Nadine Moeller, Assistant Professor in the Oriental Institute. Work late last year revealed details of seven silos, the largest grain bins found from ancient Egypt, as well as an older, columned hall that was an administration center. Long fascinated with temples and monuments such as pyramids, scholars have traditionally spent little time exploring ancient Egyptian residential communities.

U.C. Berkeley Excavations at El Hibeh Hello and welcome to our excavation website. We are now preparing for our fourth season at the site of El Hibeh, Egypt and would like to share some of our discoveries and experiences with you. As the map shows, the site itself is located in on the ancient boundary between upper and lower Egypt, just south of the town of Beni Suef and on the other side of the river. This resource has been created in order to help you learn more about the site itself as well as the our activities and goals each season.

Archaeological Publications AERAGRAM is the official newsletter of Ancient Egypt Research Associates. The most recent version is only available to our members. Non-members can download previous AERAGRAM PDFs for free. NYU - Abydos IFA Excavations at Abydos, Egypt The Institute of Fine Arts is deeply involved in one of the most ambitious and extensive archaeological projects currently active in Egypt. The Institute's excavation, research, and conservation efforts focus on the important site of Abydos in southern Egypt. The site of Abydos stretches over several square miles of the margins of the desert on the west bank of the Nile in southern Egypt and has an equally expansive history. It was the burial place of Egypt’s first kings and later became the primary cult place of the god Osiris, ruler of the land of the dead.