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Unformatted text preview: sg52ndmilMesop Page 2 of 2 http://www.classics.unc.edu/courses/clar241/sg52ndmilMesop.html Kassite Period in southern Mesopotamia (1595-1235) Capital at Dur-Kurigalzu (Aqar Quf) Relief brickwork The kudurru or boundary-stone marker NOTE: after examining the Kassite Period, we go to 2nd-millennium Anatolia ( Study Outline #6 ) and thereafter take up the following topic. Then we proceed to the material covered under Study Outline #7 . Period of Mitanni supremacy in northern Mesopotamia and Syria ( ca . 1450-1360) The Mitanni were an Indo-European ruling aristocracy, whose subjects included the Hurrians. (The Middle Assyrian Period shall be discussed later, as background to the Assyrian Empire.) Alalakh (Tell Atchana): palace of King Niqmepa (15th century) Ugarit (Ras Shamra) on the Syrian coast back to Study Outlines main / back to Study Outline #4 / on to Study Outline #6 / on to Study Outline #7 / home...
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