The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; Cuneiform Texts Volume 1

The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; Cuneiform Texts Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...to the Imperial Otto-man Museum by Rifat Bey, military physician of a garrison stationed in the neigh-1 Prof. Sayce's view rests on Mr. Pinches's hasty transliteration made in connection with a brief visit to America in 1893 and published in Dr. Ward's Seal Cylinders and Other Oriental Seals (Handbook No. 12 of the Metropolitan Museum ol' Art in New York), No. 891, where the Cassite god Sltugab (= Nergal, cf. Delitzsch, Kouaar, p. 25, l. 12) was transliterated incorrectly by ehwtae. I called Dr. Ward's attention to this apparent mistake and gave the correct. reading in my Assyriaca, p. 93, note. 'A boundary stone. The inscription has suffered much from its long exposure to the rain and sun of Babylonla. The original, which the proprietor kindly permitted me to publish, is in Constantinople. The stone is so important that it should be purchased by an American or European museum. My complete transliteration and translation of this text and of Nos. 151 und 15;'. will appear in one of the next numbers of Zcilscltrrftjur.-ls.syri/lngie. borhood of Tello, and were catalogued by the undersigned writer. His Excellency, Dr. Hamdy, Director General, and his accomplished brother, Dr. Halil, Director of the Archaeological Museum on the Bosphorus, who in many ways have efficiently promoted the work of the American Expedition, and who by their energetic and intelligent eiforts have placed the rapidly growing Ottoman Museum on a new, scientific basis, deserve my heartiestathanks for permitting the publication of these texts, and for many other courtesies and personal services rendered during my repeated visits to the East. 4 ' For determining the mineralogical character of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780353
  • 9781236780355