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Aramaic Ritual Texts from Persepolis
Long awaited edition of the Aramaic texts from Persepolis, unearthed during the expedition by the University of Chicago under Erich F. Schmidt between 1936 and 1938. He has assembled important data on the chronology of Persepolis during the first half of the fifth century B.C. from personal names and official titles listed in the Aramaic texts.


Hardback    £35.00
9780226621944 | Published: 1970
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The Archaeology and Geography of Ancient Transcaucasian Societies, Volume I
Report on the ongoing studies of Project ArAGATS, (Joint American-Armenian Project for the Archaeology and Geography of Ancient Transcaucasian Societies) details the general context of contemporary archaeological research in the South Caucasus as well as the specific context of regional investigations in the Tsaghkahovit Plain of central Armenia.


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9781885923622 | Published: 2009
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Ayla
Featured are thirty-seven illustrations that highlight the magnificence that was the great Islamic port of Ayla on the Gulf of Aqaba. The site is located in modern Aqaba, Jordan and has been excavated by the Oriental Institute under the directorship of Donald Whitcomb since 1986.


Paperback    £5.50
9780918986979 | Published: 1994
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Before the Pyramids
Catalogue for an exhibit at the Oriental Institute Museum presenting newest research on the Predynastic and Early Dynastic Periods. Essays on the rise of the state, contact with the Levant and Nubia, crafts, writing, iconography and evidence from Abydos, Tell el-Farkha, Hierakonpolis and the Delta. Will be a standard reference and a staple for classroom use.


Paperback    £31.00
9781885923820 | Published: 2011
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Between Heaven and Earth
Companion to an exhibit at the Oriental Institute Museum, this is the first comprehensive study of birds in ancient Egyptian society, economy, art, and religion. An index of bird species makes this volume useful for naturalists as well as for Egyptologists and art historians.


Paperback    £23.00
9781885923929 | Published: 2012
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Bir Umm Fawakhir, Volume 2
Bir Umm Fawakhir is a fifth-sixth century AD Coptic/Byzantine gold-mining town in the central Eastern Desert of Egypt. This is the final report on the 1996 and 1997 excavation seasons, completing the detailed map of the main settlement, continuing the investigation of the outlying clusters of ruins and looking at the gold-extraction process.


Paperback    £39.00
9781885923714 | Published: 2011
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Chogha Mish, Volume 2
The final report on 11 seasons of excavations at Chogha Mish. In addition to the materials and records from Chogha Mish, uses the data available from the neighboring sites of Chogha Bonut and Boneh Fazl Ali to augment his reconstruction of Susiana prehistoric development. Together, these three sites cover a long period from ca. 7200 to 500 B.C.


Hardback    £70.00
9781885923523 | Published: 2008
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Chogha Mish. Volume 1
Nearly 28 years after the completion of the first five seasons at the Chogha Mish site in Iran, the first of the final reports is now available. The site turned out to be highly significant for the wide range of protoliterate and prehistoric artifacts found there. These volumes examine and lavishly illustrate the excavations and finds.



Hardback    £109.00
9781885923011 | Published: 1996
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Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Volume 1
The first publication of all 499 cuneiform tablets in the Asiatic Collection of the Oriental Institute Museum that come from the ancient administrative center of Puzrish-Dagan (modern Drehem) and date to the reign of Shulgi, the second ruler of the Ur III Dynasty (ca. 2094-2047 b.c.).


Hardback    £78.00
9781885923073 | Published: 1998
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Earliest Land Tenure Systems in the Near East
This two volume set offers the first complete edition of the ancient 'kudurrus' (Uruk III-Sargonic land grant contracts) combined with detailed discussion of the social and legal aspects of the documents. All 57 'kudurrus' are presented as photographs with transliterations, translations and full critical apparatus.


Hardback    £124.00
9780918986566 | Published: 1991
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