The Egyptian eastern border region in Assyrian sources

  title={The Egyptian eastern border region in Assyrian sources},
  author={Herbert Verreth},
  journal={Journal of the American Oriental Society},
  • Herbert Verreth
  • Published 1999
  • History
  • Journal of the American Oriental Society
  • The places Magdali, Ishupri, and Kar-Banīti, known from seventh-century Assyrian sources, can be situated in the Egyptian eastern border region, but it is impossible to provide a closer identitication. In the list of twenty Egyptian kinglets reinstated by Assurbanipal in 667 B.C. the occurrence of both the city of Si⊃nu and Sa⊃nu and the double mention of the city of Natho raise serious problems. The comparison of Assurbanipal's Prism C and Prism A, however, shows that this list is in fact a… CONTINUE READING
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