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Ancient Mesopotamia: portrait of a dead civilization
"This splendid work of scholarship . . . sums up with economy and power all that the written record so far deciphered has to tell about the ancient and complementary civilizations of Babylon andExpand
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A caesarian section in the second millennium B.C.
  • A. Oppenheim
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the history of medicine and allied…
  • 1 July 1960
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The Seafaring Merchants of Ur
AFTER MANY YEARS of waiting, Assyriologists are now given the opportunity to study the numerous documents of the Larsa period excavated by C. L. Woolley in Ur (1922-1934). With its more than 880Expand
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Glass and glassmaking in ancient mesopotamia
An edition of cuneiform texts which contain instructions for glassmakers, with a catalogue of surviving objects. The author's investigation centers on philological and literary problems. MesopotamianExpand
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Essay on Overland Trade in the First Millennium B.C.
  • A. Oppenheim
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 1967
Assyriologists know from experience that a publication or a study of a new type of cuneiform text is often followed by the "discovery22 of similar tablets in museums or private collections. SuchExpand
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Symposium: Did Man Once Live by Beer Alone?
This is the second in a series of symposia the object of which is to expedite scholarly intercommunication. Robert Braidwood's query was referred to several colleagues for comments which were sent toExpand
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