Alphabetic Inscriptions on Ivories from Nimrud

  title={Alphabetic Inscriptions on Ivories from Nimrud},
  author={Alan Ralph Millard},
  pages={41 - 51}
Among the carved ivories found by Layard and Loftus at Nimrud in the nineteenth century a few bear alphabetic inscriptions or single letters which may be fitters' marks. Similar pieces have been found subsequently at other sites of the first millennium B.C. and it was to be expected, therefore, that further examples might be discovered in the large collections of ivories unearthed during the current series of excavations at Nimrud by the British School of Archaeology in Iraq. Several inscribed… 

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