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Title: Bitumen in Ancient Mesopotamia
Subtitle: The Textual Evidence
Author(s): STOL, M.
Journal: Bibliotheca Orientalis
Volume: 69    Issue: 1-2   Date: 2012   
Pages: 48-60
DOI: 10.2143/BIOR.69.1.2160760

Abstract :
Introduction. — §1. The cuneiform signs. — §2. The two main types of bitumen. — §3. Bitumen vs. dry bitumen. — §4. Applications. — §5. The semi-liquid bitumen. — §6. Dry bitumen. — §7. Other types of bitumen. — §8. 'Hot' bitumen. — §9. Bitumen sources. — §10. Trade. — §11. Bitumen in magic. — Bibliography.

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