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Assur Archive 51

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Thomas Seidler Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 11, 2023 11:24 AM History
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At the eastern corner of the large ziggurat in Assur, a library, belonging to a family of scribes, was unearthed in a house in area hB4V (Assur Archive 18). In a door opening of a small house nearby, excavators found a clay pot with 13 tablets inside. This separate archive belongs to Aššur-bissu-epuš and other men. It also dates to the 7th-century BCE. and contains various types of documents, including a juridical settlement and a document concerning the deposit of a chair.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/637947000

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The archive is located in a private house near the large ziggurat in Assur.


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Thomas Seidler, Jeffrey Becker, and Poppy Tushingham, 'Assur Archive 51: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/637947000> [accessed: 24 May 2024]

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