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About the Journal
Ash-sharq is a journal devoted to short articles on the archaeology, history and society of the Ancient Near East. It is published twice a year. The principal language of the publication is English; there will be some provision for papers in the languages currently spoken in the Middle East (Arabic, Hebrew, Kurde, Persian, Turkish), accompanied by an English abstract of 500 words.
Table of Contents
Obituary: Agnès Spycket (1921-2022) – Nicole Chevalier
Tulul Kobeba: First results of survey and excavation at a looted early medieval ‘marsh Arab’ township in Dhi-Qar province, southern Iraq – St John Simpson
NBC 3171: A recarved Old Babylonian/ Kassite seal – Agnete W. Lassen and Enrique Jiménez
Some remarks on the beheading iconography from the lands between the Taurus and Greater Caucasus – Roberto Dan and Andrea Cesaretti
The cat, a hidden pet in Mesopotamia? Tablet 45 of Šumma alu and a method to identify this feline – Laura Battini