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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Muwatalli's Prayer to the Assembly of Gods Through the Storm-God of Lightning (Book). Millard, A. R. // Journal for the Study of the Old Testament;Jun98 Book List, Issue 79, p174
Reviews the book 'Muwatalli's Prayer to the Assembly of Gods Through the Storm-God of Lightning,' by Itamar Singer.
- Construction of an International IT-Driven Sharing Platform for Inheriting and Communication of Dongba Manuscripts. Xiaoli Xu; Guoxin Wu; Hongjun Wang; Tao Chen // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Issue 610, p760
Dongba hieroglyph among Naxi ethnic minority is the only globally recognized hieroglyph still in use. Dongba ancient manuscripts are registered on the list of Memory of the World by UNESCO. In order to secure the inheritance and communication of Dongba Manuscripts, we analyze the obstacles...
- This war is worse than the Mongol invasion. Sharpe, Emily // Art Newspaper;Oct2015, Vol. 25 Issue 272, p5
The article focuses on the destruction of historical sites in Syria by terrorist group Islamic State, which includes the 2,000-year-old temples of Baalshamin and Bel and several significant tower tombs dating to the first and second century AD.
- Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (Book Review). Dancey, William S. // Library Journal;5/15/1976, Vol. 101 Issue 10, p1209
Reviews the book 'Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions. Vol. 1, Introduction to the Corpus. Vol 2, Pt. 1: Naranjo,' by Ian Graham and Eric von Euw.
- PER MESUT: for younger readers. Wilson, Hilary // Ancient Egypt Magazine;Jun/Jul2010, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p46
The article focuses on the important role played by snakes or serpents in ancient Egyptian beliefs. It notes that snakes are being used and drawn in several forms in ancient Egyptian art and writing. The application of cobra sign started toward the end of royal inscriptions as part of the group...