A Late Babylonian Tribute List?

  title={A Late Babylonian Tribute List?},
  author={Donald J. Wiseman},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={495 - 504}
  • D. Wiseman
  • Published 1 June 1967
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
It would seem appropriate in this fiftieth anniversary of the School to present a hitherto unpublished, though regrettably fragmentary, Babylonian text which provides new political and economic information concerning Egypt, Syria, Persia, and Babylonia, and possibly Anatolia (most of the area of studies covered by the present Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East). Such detail for the region in the middle or late first millennium B.C. is rare since, apart from the… 
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The Alalakh tablets, 13. 60 A s assumed b y Loretz a n d Dietrich
    68 cf. A. C. Piepkorn, Editions E, B^^, D and K of the Annals of Ashurbanipal, 83, B.viii. 16-19. T h e fragmentary prism which gives some details of tribute a n d possibly of collecting-points
    • On the characteristics of propaganda texts see also I . M . Diakonoff, Assyriological Studies, x v i
    • 1965
    Die Keilschrifitexte Sargons
      53) m a y be synonymous with amutu ' meteoric iron '. This is more likely than any connexion with the place-name Amau in Syria (the home town of Balaam
      • BASOR
      • 1950
      TUG can stand for the standard length of cloth which was itself the unmade garment. The gurrubutu was an official ' close ' to the king
        ) though Shamshi-Adad V refers to a guhlumountain in the neighbouring district of Gizilbunda
        • 1950
        flimmern') and of youth (marisu anni ina libbi barar sahurdnutu
          1237, r.16 (lu gududdnu lusuma sabesunu sa seri lusabbituma UPahi ' let detachments make sorties to capture their semi-nomad troops and interrogate them')