Notes on Some Published and Unpublished Historical Omens

  title={Notes on Some Published and Unpublished Historical Omens},
  author={I. Starr},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  pages={157 - 166}
  • I. Starr
  • Published 1977
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
A study of unpublished extispicy texts in the British Museum' brought to light some additional allusions to kings who are, with one exception, wellknown as subjects of historical omens. In addition, collation of some published historical omens allows for improvements in their reading. I wish to thank the Trustees of the British Museum for permission to publish them here. The notes are arranged in chronological order. 
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