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Akkad Amiaud approximately same place arch Assyriaca Assyriologists baked clay brick stamps Bur-Sin burned bricks Cassite Dyn character clay tablet Constantinople copied there 1893 crude brick cuneiform dingir diorite door-socket doubtless Dungi Edingiranagin Ekur Enanatuma Entemena Erech excavated in Nuffar fact Fragm Gudea Harran Haynes Heuzey Hilprecht Hommel ibid ideogram Inlil Inscr inscribed inscriptions of Tello Jensen Kadashman-Turgu Kengi king of Kish kingdom Kish lapis lazuli later lines Loftus lugal Lugalzaggisi monuments N. S. XVIII Naram-Sin Ningirsu Nippur III OLD BABYLONIAN INSCRIPTIONS Orig original palseographic patesi period Phil PL XIX place as PI Plate present published on Pis Report resp restored Revue ruins Sargon Sarzec Scheil in Recueil Schrader's second dynasty Semitic Shirpurla side stele of vultures Sumerian Tello temple of Bel terra-cotta Trans Ur-Enlil Ur-Gur Ur-Gur's ziggurrat Ur-Nina Urukagina vase fragments vase in white wall white calcite stalagmite Winckler
Page 11 - fighter in the cause of science. Even if the sand-storms of the Babylonian plains should efface his solitary grave, what matters it? His bones rest in classic soil, where the cradle of the race once stood, and the history of Assyriology will not omit his name from its pages. The
Page 53 - that time he straightened his path from the lower sea of the Tigris and Euphrates to the upper sea and granted him the dominion of everything (?) from the
Page 53 - (power) (and) subdued (the country) from the rise of the sun to the setting of the sun — at that time he straightened his path from the lower sea of the Tigris and
Page 9 - the manifold character of these documents—syllabaries, letters, chronological lists, historical fragments, astronomical and religious texts, building inscriptions, votive tablets, inventories, tax lists, plans of estates, contracts, etc.
Page 21 - dark gray in color, firm in texture and of regular form. In quality they are unsurpassed by the work of any later king, constituting by far the most solid and tenacious mass of unbaked
Page 53 - lord of the lands, invested Lugalzaggisi with the kingdom of the world and granted him success before the world, when he filled the
Page 24 - to date the founding of the temple of Bel and the first settlements in Nippur somewhere between 6000 and 7000 BC,
Page 26 - probably from the unequal pressure of the settling mass above it, which had been drenched with rain water.