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Ahiram Sacrophagus Inscription Alphabets & Writing Systems. Selected Ancient Near Eastern Texts

Amarna Tablet 75. Letter from Rib-Hadda to the Pharaoh Selected Ancient Near Eastern Texts

Ancient Near East - Definitions Avalon Project, Yale Law School

Annals of Assur-Nasir-Pal - (71k) Assyrian and Babylonian texts

Assyrian and Babylonian Cuneiform Texts Assyrian and Babylonian texts

Assyrian Texts - Provides a way to purchase texts of new translations of Assyrian texts [Electonic Text Sites]

Babylonian Law--The Code of Hammurabi By the Rev. Claude Hermann Walter Johns, Ency. Brit. Yale Law School

Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser II - (24k) Assyrian and Babylonian texts

Inscription of Nebuchadnezzar - (30k) Assyrian and Babylonian texts

Inscription of Tiglath Pileser I - (38k) Assyrian and Babylonian texts

Ishtar Gate Inscription Dedicatory Inscription on the Ishtar Gate, Babylon; TRANSLATION (Adapted from Marzahn 1995:29-30)Language: Akkadian Medium: glazed brick Size: c. 15 meters high c. 10 meters wide Length: 60 lines of writing Genre: Dedication Inscription Dedicator: Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylonia (reigned 605""562 BCE) Approximate Date: 600 BCE Place of Discovery: Babylon (near modern Baghdad, Iraq) Date of Excavation: 1899""1914 Current Location: Pergamon Museen (Berlin, Germany)

Manumission and Bridewealth Document Manumission and Bridewealth Document (14th cent. BC?)TRANSLATION by K. C. Hanson (Adapted from Finkelstein 1969:546). Language: Akkadian; Medium: Clay tablet; Size: 43 centimeters long 5 centimeters wide; Length: 25 lines of writing Genre: Manumission & Marriage Contract Approximate Date: 14th cent. BC? Place of Discovery: Ugarit acropolis, Ras Shamra, Syria Date of Discovery: 1936 Current Location: Musée National d'Alep Aleppo, Syria.

The 400 Year Inscription at Tanis Selected Ancient Near Eastern Texts

The Code of Hammurabi - Translation Translated by L. W. King, Yale Law School

The Code of Hammurabi : Introduction Charles F. Horne, Yale Law School

Yale Law School with text of Hammurabi's Code information on Mesopotamia, Sumer, and Hammurabi [People in History] [Searches and Tools]