Pair of lions from the entrance to the lower North Gate of the fortifications of Karatepe, Turkey, bearing part of the Phoenician and the Hieroglyphic Luwian inscriptions of Azatiwada (ca. Courtesy Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. He has also focused on the role of writing in Egyptian society and on high-cultural legitimations and concerns of elites. Typical Elamite cuneiform of the Achaemenid period: Persepolis Fortification Tablet 1794, with seal impression on edge. Unpublished versus published demotic material from Soknopaiou Nesos in the Fayyum: Documentary texts (as of August 2004). His principal publications are on Egyptian art, literature, and religion.
For those familiar with late-Babylonian astronomical tablets and Sachs’ copies, it is clear at first glance that the text is in a very poor hand. For some characters, including those in the example, graphic abstraction results in almost identical shapes in demotic despite different phonetic values and hieroglyphic origins. 91 111 113 114 140 141 142 142 160 164 165 168 169 184 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 List of Illustrations Meroitic syllabary. Table 4.1 Salient dates in first millennnium BC Babylonia.
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