The Assyrian Pharmaceutical Series URU.AN.NA : MAŠTAKAL*

@article{Wilson2005TheAP,
  title={The Assyrian Pharmaceutical Series URU.AN.NA : MA{\vS}TAKAL*},
  author={James Kinnier Wilson},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={64},
  pages={45 - 52}
}
  • J. K. Wilson
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
Half a century ago, in the academic year of 1951–52, I had the privilege of preparing under the supervision of Benno Landsberger, and with much help from F. W. Geers, an edition of Uruanna for the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary files. The manuscript that proceeded from this research was never published and did not deserve to be. For one thing, it was based on incomplete sources; for another, it would have been presented with insufficient knowledge. A major deficiency was that I believed (with… 

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