Keywords : modern Assyrian


Punctuation marks in the Assyrian letters

Othman Ghanim Mohammad

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 245-254
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76868

Since the ancient Iraqis had invented writing thousands of years ago, they must have needed means or signs to clarify the purposes of writing. As the reader and the listener need special tones in the voice or symbols in writing, by which comprehension and awareness occurs when hearing speech and reading the written, which prompted them to be guided by signs that the situation requires to help in separating phrases.

Fabrics in the light of archaeological carvings and cuneiform texts in the modern Assyrian era

shaymaa alnuami

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 177-198
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76849

When studying the fabrics, it is necessary to rely on the fresco carvings that adorned the halls and rooms of the Assyrian palaces, as well as the frescoes. The cuneiform texts are also among the important sources in our study of the fabrics in Mesopotamia, as they included valuable information about the fabrics, their names, types, colors and sources. The research talked about the names of fabrics, their types and sources of manufacture, as well as their various uses.