Ancient Texts

The Pursuit of Runaway Slaves,Papyrus Anastasi V

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Famine story, Tale of Aqhat

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Dying and Rising Baal, Ugaritic Myths

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Animal Sacrifice, Legend of King Keret

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Funerary Rites, Tale of Aqhat

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Rameside Family

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Campaign of Seti I in Northern Palestine

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Major Campaigns of Seti I

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Beth Shan Stela of Seti I

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Merneptah Stela

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Papyrus Anastasi III

Claim that Egyptian records support a centuries-long Exodus. Selected Ancient Near Eastern Texts

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Theophoric Titles

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Ahiram Sacrophagus Inscription

Alphabets & Writing Systems. Selected Ancient Near Eastern Texts

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Mesha Stela

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Ben-Hadad Stela

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Yehimilk's Temple Inscription

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Siloam Pool Inscription

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Sennacherib's Campaign against Judah

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Selection from Lachish Ostraca

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Funerary Inscription of Tabnit of Sidon

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Child Sacrifice, Philo of Byblos

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Restoration of Tutankhamun

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Campaign of Thothmosis IV

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Noblemen's Tomb, Rekmire

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Campaign of Thothmosis III against Megiddo

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The 400 Year Inscription at Tanis

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Manetho on the Hyksos

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Tale of Sinuhe among the Asiatics

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Selection from the Teachings of MerikaRe

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Yale Law School with text of Hammurabi's Code

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Ancient Near East - Definitions

Avalon Project, Yale Law School

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The Code of Hammurabi - Translation

Translated by L. W. King, Yale Law School

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Babylonian Law--The Code of Hammurabi

By the Rev. Claude Hermann Walter Johns, Ency. Brit. Yale Law School

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The Code of Hammurabi : Introduction

Charles F. Horne, Yale Law School

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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)

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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.

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Assyrian and Babylonian Cuneiform Texts

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Assyrian Texts

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Inscription of Nebuchadnezzar - (30k)

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Annals of Assur-Nasir-Pal - (71k)

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Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser II - (24k)

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Inscription of Tiglath Pileser I - (38k)

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