The inscriptions of the Aleppo temple
- THE TEMPLE OF THE STORM GOD IN ALEPPO DURING THE LATE BRONZE AND EARLY IRON AGES. Kohlmeyer, Kay // Near Eastern Archaeology;Dec2009, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p190
The article reports on excavations at the citadel hill of Aleppo, a national heritage monument in Syria which was a medieval military fortress during the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age, which is about 2,500 B.C.E. to 1,200 B.C.E., and the discovery of a Storm God temple in Aleppo. A...
- They wrote on wood. The case for a hieroglyphic scribal tradition on wooden writing boards in Hittite Anatolia. Waal, Willemijn // Anatolian Studies (British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara);2011, Vol. 61, p21
The wooden writing boards frequently mentioned in Hittite texts have given rise to much debate, mostly regarding the scale on which they were used and the type of script that was written on them (cuneiform or hieroglyphs). In this paper, the evidence for the use of wooden writing boards in...
- Temple of the Storm God. Lawler, Andrew // Archaeology;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p20
The author describes his experience at the site of a sanctuary of the storm god Adda, located under the citadel in Aleppo, Syria. It is reported that the archaeologist Kay Kohlmeyer, the site's excavation co-director, and his team are preparing the temple for the construction of a museum. The...
- NEO-HITTITES IN THE "LAND OF PALISTIN.". Harrison, Timothy P . // Near Eastern Archaeology;Dec2009, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p174
The article reports on excavations at Tell Ta'yinat on the Antioch Plain in Turkey and the emergence of Neo-Hittite settlements during the transition from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age in the late-second millennium B.C.E. The Syro-Hittite Expedition conducted from 1935 to 1938 by the University...
- Observations on the Tarsus Seal of Puduhepa, Queen of Hatti. Gutterbock, Hans G. // Journal of the American Oriental Society;Jan-Mar97, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p143
Examines the Tarsus seal which bears the name of the Queen of Haiti written in hieroglyphics. Superstitious background of the Tarsus seal; Revelation of the seals' owner by Hieroglyphic name; Reasons the name of the queen should not be restored to the Tarsus seal.
- TELL AFIS IN THE IRON AGE: The Temple on the Acropolis. Mazzoni, Stefania // Near Eastern Archaeology;Mar2014, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p44
The article looks at archaeological exploration of the Iron Age site at Tell Afis in Syria, focusing on the settlement's acropolis and a temple situated inside it. The plan of the citadel and the temple, earlier religious facilities on the site, and pottery findings made during the excavations...
- CILICA, THE AMUQ, AND ALEPPO. Hawkins, J. David // Near Eastern Archaeology;Dec2009, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p164
The article focuses on the collapse of the Hittite Empire in about 1200 B.C.E., the social transition into the Iron Age, and the discovery of epigraphic artifacts. The relocation of political power from the Hittite kingdom of Hattusa to the kingdoms of Karkamish and Tarhuntassa, seal impressions...
- Appendicitis in Ancient Egypt. Hutson, J. Edward; Ertman, Earl; George; Biar, F. // Ancient Egypt Magazine;Oct/Nov2015, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p13
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues on topics including hieroglyphs by John Parsloe in August 2015 issue, role of lector by Roger Forshaw in August 2015 issue and presents response from the editor on the same.
- READ THE MAYA GLYPHS. Martin, Simon // dig;Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p23
The article offers information on Mayan hieroglyphic inscriptions.