Building Inscriptions of Carchemish: The Long Wall of Sculpture and Great Staircase

  title={Building Inscriptions of Carchemish: The Long Wall of Sculpture and Great Staircase},
  author={John David Hawkins},
  journal={Anatolian Studies},
  pages={87 - 114}
  • J. Hawkins
  • Published 1 December 1972
  • History
  • Anatolian Studies
With the publication in 1952 of Carchemish, part III, Sir Leonard Woolley attempted to allocate the excavated buildings and monuments to reigns and dates. For the epigraphic evidence of the Hieroglyphic Hittite inscriptions, he relied upon the chapter contributed to the publication by R. D. Barnett. Here Barnett constructed a chronological framework based on the names and genealogies appearing in the inscriptions. He was, however, working in the immediate aftermath of the discovery of Karatepe… 

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