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Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie

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Together with Cavigneaux, Antoine / Frame, Grant / Otto, Adelheid / van den Hout, Theo P.J.

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A Manuscript of “Ninĝišzida's Journey to the Nether World” from Kiš, Ingharra

Gábor Zólyomi1


Citation Information: Zeitschrift für Assyrologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie. Volume 93, Issue 1, Pages 70–81, ISSN (Online) 1613-1150, ISSN (Print) 0084-5299, DOI: 10.1515/zava.93.1.70, February 2008

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A newly identified fragment of a one-column tablet in the Ashmolean Museum, whose provenance is Kiš, Ingharra, provides a new duplicate to ll. 28–37 of “Ningišzida's Journey to the Nether World”. The fragment preserved a recension of the composition that differs from the other mss. in preserving one extra line and in using different lexemes.

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