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The Vassal-Treaties of Esarhaddon
The sixth (1955) season of excavation by the British School of Archaeology in Iraq at Nimrud (ancient Kalḫu, Biblical Calah) was mainly devoted to clearing buildings in the south-eastern corner of
Assyrian Writing-Boards
In Iraq , Vol. XVI, Pt. I, pp. 98–107, Professor Mallowan described the unique discovery of Assyrian writing-boards made of ivory and wood at Nimrud in 1953. They had been preserved in silt below
Supplementary Copies of Alalakh Tablets
  • D. Wiseman
  • History
    Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 1954
In The Alalakh Tablets' it was not possible, mainly for financial reasons, to include all the copies which I had made. When I was at the point of storing away my unpublished copies, the editors of
Assyria and Babylonia
This article discusses the architecture of Assyria and Babylonia, two kingdoms that were located in modern-day Iraq and surrounding parts of Syria, Turkey, and Iran. This region overlaps with
A New Text of the Babylonian Poem of the Righteous Sufferer
  • D. Wiseman
  • History
    Anatolian Studies
  • 1 December 1980
A Babylonian text from Sultantepe published by Professor Gurney in 1964 noted that the age of seventy marked a “long life” though it goes on to list eighty as “old age” (šībūtu) and ninety as
Ration Lists from Alalakh IV
  • D. Wiseman
  • History
    Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 1959
At the request of the editors of the JCS we offer here a transliteration of the Nos. 236-283b of the texts from Alalakh which have been published in handcopies either in our The Alalakh Texts
A New Stela of Aššur-Naṣir-Pal II
A Fortunate and rare discovery has given us a new and complete inscribed stela of the well-known Assyrian king Assur-naṣir-pal II (Pls. II-VI). This monument was found in its original position within
A Babylonian King List of the Hellenistic Period
A number of cuneiform tablets containing chronological lists of kings of Babylonia and Assyria from various periods have been published during the last seventy-five years. None, however, of these