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Archaeology -- Near Eastern and Egyptian: Ancient Languages

Guide to Library resources available at the U. of Lethbridge Library related to Near Eastern and Egyptian Archaeology.

Ancient Languages - About

EGYPTIAN : Extinct language of the Nile valley.


HEBREW : Spoken in ancient times in Palestine.


AKKADIAN : Replaced Sumerian as a spoken language; Mesopotamia.


SUMERIAN : Oldest written language in existence; southern Mesopotamia.


UGARITIC : Used on the Syrian coast from the 15th to 13th century BC.

Writings from the Ancient World -- Book Series

Ancient Language: EGYPTIAN

Ancient Language: UGARITIC

Ancient Language: AKKADIAN

Ancient Language: HEBREW

Ancient Language: SUMERIAN

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