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An attempt to date text 3 of Enuma Anu Enlil, tablets 50–51 “tentative date December 2, — 1878”

  • V. S. Tuman


Date Text Tentative Date 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Tuman
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  1. 1.California State UniversityStanislaus Turlock

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