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Dr John MacGinnis

Dr John MacGinnis

Independent post-doctoral researcher

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Downing Street

Cambridge CB2 3ER

Subject groups/Research projects

Urban Society and the State:

Key Publications

Selected publications

[1] MacGinnis J. and Wunsch C. (2012). The Arrows of the Sun. Dresden: ISLET.

Articles & Chapters

[1] MacGinnis J.(2012). Evidence for a peripheral language in a Neo-Assyrian tablet from the Governor's Palace in Tušhan. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 71(1), 13-20.
[2] MacGinnis J.D.A., Matney T., Wicke D. and Köroglu K. (2012). Uncovering a Provincial Capital of the Assyrian Empire: The Ziyaret Tepe archaeological expedition 1997-2010. R.J. Matthews and J. Curtis (eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, 12 April -16 April 2010, the British Museum and UCL, London. Volume 3: Fieldwork & Recent Research and Posters. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 313-324.
[3] MacGinnis J.D.A.(2011). Tigris basin: Before the flood. Current World Archaeology, 50, 31-38.
[4] MacGinnis J.D.A.(2008). The inscribed stele from Tell Yemtha. State Archives of Assyria Bulletin, 17, 115-117.
[5] MacGinnis J.D.A.(2008). A Judgement of Darius the King. Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 60, 87-99.
[6] Macginnis J.(2006). Further evidence for intercity co-operation among Neo-Babylonian temples. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 16(2), 127-132.
[7] MacGinnis J.(2004). Servants of the Sun God: Numbering the dependents of the Neo-Babylonian Ebabbara. Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts. Orient Abteilung - Baghdad, 35, 31-38.
[8] MacGinnis J.(2003). A corvée gang from the time of Cyrus. Zeitschrift fur Assyriologie und Vorderasiastische Archaeologie, 93(1), 88-115. DOI: 10.1515/zava.93.1.88.
[9] MacGinnis J.(1994). The Royal Establishment at Sippar in the 6th Century BC. Zeitschrift fur Assyriologie und Vorderasiastische Archaeologie, 84(2), 198-219. DOI: 10.1515/zava.1994.84.2.198