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Assur Archive 22

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Thomas Seidler
Contributors: Poppy Tushingham
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Last modified May 11, 2023 11:56 AM History
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In a private house in cD9II, excavators found the remains of a small library of 25 fragmentary clay tablets with a few other tablets nearby. Most of these are literary texts and date to the Sargonid period. The library consists of epics, an omen series, a commentary on an omen series, either a commentary or a vocabulary, and a list of persons. Possibly, the library also includes a king list and a text listing the duties of priests of the Aššur temple.

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The library is located in a private house in Assur.


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Thomas Seidler, and Poppy Tushingham, 'Assur Archive 22: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/240181514> [accessed: 12 June 2024]

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