Glossary

This glossary is not supposed to be complete in terms of comprehensiveness. It is built up along with the articles posted here. Use the mouse to hover over the term for which you want to see an explanation. When the term is yellow you can click on it to open an external page with a longer explanation.

 

Archaeological excavation

Archaeological find spot

Archaeological site

Archive

Artefact

Assyria

Assyriology

Babylon

Babylonia

Borsippa

Clay tablet

Cuneiform script

Cylinder seal

De Liagre Böhl Collection

Docket

Ebabbar temple

Ecofact

End-of-archives

Ezida temple

Features

F.M.Th. de Liagre Böhl

Foundation deposit

H. Rassam

Hand copy

in situ

Koldewey

Matrix

Mesopotamia

Nabû

Nanāya

Papyrus

Parchment

Promissory note

Prosopography

Provenance

Sippar

Social network analysis

Stratigraphy

Structures

Šamaš

Transliteration

Writing-board

Ziggurat