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.
- 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...
- READ THE MAYA GLYPHS. Martin, Simon // dig;Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p23
The article offers information on Mayan hieroglyphic inscriptions.
- 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.
- From an Egyptian housing court, circa 1000 B.C. // Discover;Jul95, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p21
Reports on the discovery of a simpler style of hieroglyphics writing in a stone slab found in Dier el-Medina, Egypt. Possible reasons for the development of the writing style; Style features; Egyptologist Andrea McDowell's comments.