Jacob Lebovitch Dahl

Jacob Lebovitch Dahl
University of Oxford | OX · Faculty of Oriental Studies

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This chapter presents the work of the 12-month project Seals and Their Impressions in the Ancient Near East (SIANE), a collaborative effort of the University of Southampton, Oxford University and the University of Paris (Nanterre). Recognising the need for improved visual documentation of ancient Near Eastern cylinder seals and the potential presen...
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Following a brief outline of the invention and early spread of writing in the Ancient Near East and a description of the proto-Elamite writing system, this article discusses the use of non-writing marks on proto-Elamite tablets. Particular attention is paid to a set of designs found on a few dozen tablets that have a close functional relationship t...
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This paper discusses the interim results of the AHRC RTISAD project. The project has developed and tested a range of techniques for gathering and processing reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) data. It has also assembled a detailed understanding of the breadth of RTI practice. Over the past decade the range of applications and algorithms in th...
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This paper discusses the interim results of the AHRC RTISAD project. The project has developed and tested a range of techniques for gathering and processing reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) data. It has also assembled a detailed understanding of the breadth of RTI practice. Over the past decade the range of applications and algorithms in th...
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The initial import of preliterate accounting tools into Iran from southern Iraq during the period of Uruk expansion in the middle of the fourth millennium BC, led to the invention in Iran of a short-lived, and indigenous writing system conventionally called proto-Elamite. A second, seemingly unique writing system, traditionally called linear Elamit...
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The initial import of preliterate accounting tools into Iran from southern Iraq during the period of Uruk expansion in the middle of the fourth millennium BC, led to the invention in Iran of a short-lived, and indigenous writing system conventionally called proto-Elamite. A second, seemingly unique writing system, traditionally called linear Elamit...