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Behistun Inscription

Behistun Inscription

A schematic representation of the Behistun inscription, showing Darius and the rebels he defeated at the beginning of his reign. From Oskar Jäger, Weltgeschicte, Bd. 1: Geschichte des Altertums (ISAW call no. Small D20.J34 1887 Bd. 1), p. 77.

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05012015_Librarians_FCLSC

05012015_Librarians_FCLSC

From left to right, Colin McCaffrey (Yale), Chuck Jones (Penn State and former Head Librarian of ISAW), Jerry Heverly (NYU and founding Chair of the FCLSC), and the thoughtful hands of ISAW's Gabriel McKee

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05012015_Burke_FCLSC

05012015_Burke_FCLSC

Burke Gerstenschlager (OUP) describing new developments in the Oxford Classical Dictionary and the Oxford Handbooks Online

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05162015_NAPS1_2015_papaction

05162015_NAPS1_2015_papaction

Papyrologists in Action: (from left to right) Roger Bagnall and Micaela Langellotti (UC Berkeley) discuss a reading in a Roman-era contract presented by Micaela, while Todd Hickey (UC Berkeley), David Ratzan, and Graham Claytor (Basel) debate alternative reconstructions of the document's opening formula.

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Dawn Gross

Dawn Gross

Dawn Gross, Assistant Head Librarian, ISAW

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Behistun Inscription

Behistun Inscription

A schematic representation of the Behistun inscription, showing Darius and the rebels he defeated at the beginning of his reign. From Oskar Jäger, Weltgeschicte, Bd. 1: Geschichte des Altertums (ISAW call no. Small D20.J34 1887 Bd. 1), p. 77.

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Pescennius Niger

Pescennius Niger

A coin minted in Antioch bearing the image of Pescennius Niger. BMC 297.

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Ionic Temple on the Ilissus

Ionic Temple on the Ilissus

“Ionic Temple on the Illissus.” Stuart and Revett. Antiquities of Athens, vol. 1, chap. 2, pl. 1.

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Athena Archegetis

Athena Archegetis

“Doric Portico at Athens [Gate of Athena Archegetis].” Stuart and Revett. Antiquities of Athens, vol. 1, chap. 1, pl. 1.

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Athena Archegetis - today

Athena Archegetis - today

The same site as it currently stands. Sanbec. “The Gate of Athena Archegetis.” 2008. ©Sanbec / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 / GFDL

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James Fergusson. "The Palaces of Nimroud Restored."

James Fergusson. "The Palaces of Nimroud Restored."

James Fergusson. The Palaces of Nimroud Restored. From Austen Henry Layard. A Second Series of the Monuments of Nineveh. London: Murray, 1853, pl. 1.

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"Colossal Lion, Great Entrance (Nimroud)."

"Colossal Lion, Great Entrance (Nimroud)."

Colossal Lion, Great Entrance (Nimroud). From Austen Henry Layard. A Second Series of the Monuments of Nineveh. London: Murray, 1853, pl. 2.

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"Fish God (Nimroud), Figure Near an Entrance (Kouyunjuk)."

"Fish God (Nimroud), Figure Near an Entrance (Kouyunjuk)."

Fish God (Nimroud), Figure Near an Entrence (Kouyunjuk). From Austen Henry Layard. A Second Series of the Monuments of Nineveh. London: Murray, 1853, pl. 6.

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"Basreliefs at an entrance to a small temple (Nimroud)."

"Basreliefs at an entrance to a small temple (Nimroud)."

Basreliefs at an entrance to a small temple (Nimroud). From Austen Henry Layard. A Second Series of the Monuments of Nineveh. London: Murray, 1853, pl. 5.

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Pilgrimage to Angkor

Pilgrimage to Angkor

A pilgrimage to Angkor. Pierre Loti (Julien Viaud), based on a translation by W.P. Baines. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1999, c1996. Small Collection: DS554.98.A5 L6713 1999.

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Junli Diao cooking for Enemy Kitchen, May 2015

Junli Diao cooking for Enemy Kitchen, May 2015

Junli Diao helping to make Puabi cylinder seal deserts for Michael Rakowitz's Enemy Kitchen, May 2015.

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P.Mich. XI (ASP 9)

P.Mich. XI (ASP 9)

The Title page from P.Mich. XI, edited by John C. Shelton and published as ASP 9. Now available online in AWDL.

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Necronomicon

Necronomicon

The 1980 Avon paperback edition of the Simon Necronomicon.

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Text of the Code of Hammurabi

Text of the Code of Hammurabi

The Code of Hammurabi, from V. Scheil, Textes élamites-sémitiques: Deuxième série (Délégation en Perse. Mémoires; tome IV). Antiquarian Collection: DS261 .F8 t.4 1902.

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Code of Hammurabi text

Code of Hammurabi text

The Code of Hammurabi, from V. Scheil, Textes élamites-sémitiques: Deuxième série (Délégation en Perse. Mémoires; tome IV). Antiquarian Collection: DS261 .F8 t.4 1902.

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Comic texts found in Egypt

Comic texts found in Egypt

CAMS 197A/CMLIT 105 works found in Egypt, III BCE - VI CE

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Comic texts found in Egypt

Comic texts found in Egypt

Results tabulated from the Mertens-Pack 3 database online from CEDOPAL at the Université de Liège.

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P.Oxy. 535

P.Oxy. 535

A papyrus of Homer, Iliad 1: 43-59. See Oppen, S.BASP 51, pp. 35-40.

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P.Oxy. 535

P.Oxy. 535

A papyrus of Homer, Iliad 1: 43-59. Accents were added strategically as reading aids. See Oppen, S.BASP 51, pp. 35-40.

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Ratzan ICP 28 Barcelona

Ratzan ICP 28 Barcelona

David Ratzan and Peter van Minnen at the 28th International Congress of Papyrologists, Barcelona, 2016

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Ancient Ink Lab spectra 2016

Ancient Ink Lab spectra 2016

Spectra associated with the original 17 mss. Raman study of the AIL 2016

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Flying Saucers are Real!

Flying Saucers are Real!

... Flying Saucers are Real! By Jack Womack. Introduction by William Gibson. Edited by Michael O. Daley, Johan Kugelberg, and Gabriel Mckee. Published by Anthology Editions, 2016.

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Legend

Legend

Precision legend for maps of the ISAW Library collection

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The Nadin Necropolis, Croatia

The Nadin Necropolis, Croatia

The Nadin Necropolis, Croatia. Photograph by Tisa Loewen.

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Nadin Necropolis

Nadin Necropolis

From the hilltop at Nadin, overlooking the Adriatic plains with the Dinaric Alps in the background. Photograph by Tisa Loewen.

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Ref3-Library

Ref3-Library

The ISAW Library's Reference 3 collection contains materials related to the Greek & Latin languages, Classical literature, papyrology, and epigraphy.

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Detail from Gardiner's Egyptian Grammar

Detail from Gardiner's Egyptian Grammar

'Man and his occupations' from the sign list in Gardiner's Egyptian Grammar

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Champollion's alphabets

Champollion's alphabets

Comparative alphabets of hieroglyphic, hieratic, and demotic in Champollion's Precis

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Volk selection

Volk selection

Reading selection from K. Volk’s A Sumerian Reader, specifically an illustration of “’Urnammu 9” from the Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Texts in the British Museum.

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Hayes selection

Hayes selection

Reading selection from J. L. Hayes’s A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts, specifically a detail illustration from a large door socket of Amar-Sin.

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epsd image

epsd image

Search interface for the Electronic Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary.

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word

word

Definition of ‘word’ in the study of Sumerian from D. O. Edzard’s Sumerian Grammar.

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Cylinders of Gudea

Cylinders of Gudea

The Cylinders of Gudea, the longest continuous Sumerian text, at the Louvre Museum (photo by Ramessos via wikimedia)

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Snell selection

Snell selection

Quiz and answer key from Snell's Workbook.

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Sturgeon at Future Philologies

Sturgeon at Future Philologies

Donald Sturgeon presents on Chinese text analysis tools at Future Philologies.

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2018_Sarconi_giftbooks

The Lily of the Valley for 1854 and The May Flower for 1855

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CLTK workspace

CLTK workspace

Code for the Classical Language Toolkit's Backoff Lemmatizer

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Precision legend for ISAW Library New Titles maps

Precision legend for ISAW Library New Titles maps

Legend for new titles maps indicating the level of precision with which a title is identified with a point on the map.

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bagnall-retirement-cake

bagnall-retirement-cake

Cake—with Latin inscription from Pliny the Younger—presented to Roger Bagnall on the occasion of his retirement at ISAW.

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dh-2017

dh-2017

Patrick J. Burns and Gabriel McKee presenting ISAW Library research at the DH2017 Poster Session.

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Burns's "Parrot Lectures" at ISAW

Burns's "Parrot Lectures" at ISAW

Patrick J. Burns gives a lecture on parrots in Greek and Roman literature in ISAW's Oak Library.

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Jasmine at ARCE

Jasmine at ARCE

Jasmine Smith presenting a poster at the American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting

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Melody Chen with NYU pap

Melody Chen with NYU pap

Melody Chen measures a papyrus in NYU Special Collections.

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3-D printed model of the Ishtar Gate and Processional Way at Babylon

3-D printed model of the Ishtar Gate and Processional Way at Babylon

A 3-D printed model of the Ishtar Gate and Processional Way at Babylon, printed by Taylor Shields of NYU's LaGuardia Studio after a digital model created by Olof Pedersén.

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Silk Road gameboard and OSM map

Silk Road gameboard and OSM map

Distorted game board for the game "Silk Road" displayed over OpenStreetMap basemap of China, Central Asia, and the Middle East

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Esagil board over Google Earth imagery

Esagil board over Google Earth imagery

Image showing the game board for the game Esagil overlaid over Google Satellite imagery of the Babylon site, with the board rendered semi-transparent

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Tigris & Euphrates, Pleiades, and Google Earth

Tigris & Euphrates, Pleiades, and Google Earth

Screenshot from Google Earth showing the game board to Tigris & Euphrates overlaid on Google Earth satellite imagery of Mesopotamia, with points representing Pleiades places for sites in Mesopotamia

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