The following examines the Akkadian scribal annotation tayyartu, 'greturn,'h demonstrating that it refers to a repetitive section of a text that was not copied by the scribe. Editions of two texts where this annotation occurs, a M.s Pi-type incantation and an Emesal prayer, are included. In addition, the phenomenon of repetition and abbreviation in incantations and Emesal prayers is briefly discussed.
|Original language||American English|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Zeitschrift fur Assyriologie und Vorderasiastische Archaeologie|
|State||Published - 1 Aug 2017|