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  • Sjöberg, Åke W.
    Name Sjöberg, Åke W. Dates 1 August 1924 - 8 August 2014 Birthplace Västmanland, Sweden Specialization Assyriology Major works to be entered Remarks 1960 PhD, University of Heidelberg; 1963-1966: Oriental Institute, University of Chicago 1966-1996 Clark Research Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Curator of the Tablet Collections of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1994-2014: honorary doctor in Theology at Uppsala University
  • Who's Who in Cuneiform Studies - [S]
    Introduction goes here A Aaboe, Asger Hartvig (26 April 1922 - 19 January 2007), Assyriology, History of Science Albright, William Foxwell (24 May 1891 - 19 September 1971), Biblical studies Allotte de la Füye, Francois Maurice (1844 - 13 February 1939), Assyriology
  • Archaeological evidence for the queens of Assyria - created
    Archaeological evidence for the queens of Assyria The most spectacular find of treasures in Iraq during recent times was the Neo-Assyrian queens’ tombs discovered at Nimrud . In 1989-90 the State Organization of Antiquities in Iraq, while reconstructing parts of the palace of Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BCE), came upon four vaulted burial chambers. In two of them, Tombs II and III, they discovered the extraordinarily rich burials of several Assyrian queens. The tombs held more than sixty kilogram…
  • Titles of the Assyrian Queens - created
    Titles of the Assyrian Queens GAŠAN, MI2.LUGAL and UN.GAL as well as “šarratum” (I.J.Gelb, Glossary of Old Akkadian, The University of Chicaqo Press, Chicaqo 1957, p. 289; CAD Š II: 72) are all titles with the meaning “queen”. The Old Assyrian title “rubātum” also has this meaning when it refers to Anatolian queens. The titles “rubātum” and “šarratum” have the same meaning, when occurring in some texts, although they can be used to indicate a difference in terms of status between types of queen…
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