Publications

Below you can find highlighted publications from the Centre of Excellence in Ancient Near Eastern Empires.

A full list of ANEE publications can be accessed on the University of Helsinki Research Portal.

ANEE is committed to open access publishing and hence draws up regular reports on its progress in order to improve open access publishing. These reports can also be found below.

Books and edited volumes

Köiv, M. (ed.), M. Läänemets (ed.), Droß-Krüpe, K. (ed.) & Fink, S. (ed) (2022). Crisis in Early Religion. New York: Springer.

Svärd, S. (ed.) & Töyräänvuori, J. (ed.) (2022). Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Scherrer, Y. (ed.), Jauhiainen, T. (ed.), Ljubešić, N. (ed.), Nakov, P. (ed.), Tiedemann, J. (ed.) & Zampieri, M. (ed.) (2022). Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects: The 29th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. Gyeongju: COLING.

Tambs, L. (2022). Socio-Economic Relations in Ptolemaic Pathyris: A Network Analytical Approach to a Bilingual Community. Leiden, Boston: Brill

Bennett, E. R. (2021). The "Queens of the Arabs" During the Neo-Assyrian Period. Doctoral Thesis. Helsinki:  University of Helsinki.

Miettunen, P. H. (2021). Our Ancestors Were Bedouin: Memory, Identity and Change: The Case of Holy Sites in Southern Jordan. (Studia Orientalia; vol. 122). Helsinki: Finnish Oriental Society.

Nitschke, J. & Lorenzon, M. (Eds.) (2021). Postcolonialism, Heritage, and the Built Environment: New Approaches to Architecture in Archaeology. (SpringerBriefs in Archaeology). Cham: Springer.

Sahala, A. (2021). Contributions to Computational Assyriology. Doctoral Thesis. University of Helsinki.

Valkama, K. & Nikki, N. (Eds.) (2021). Magic in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean: Cognitive, Historical, and Material Perspectives on the Bible and its Contexts. (Mundus Orientis; no. 3). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Alstola, T. (2020). Judeans in Babylonia: A Study of Deportees in the Sixth and Fifth Centuries BCE. (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East; Vol. 109). Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004365421

Anthonioz, S., & Fink, S. (2020). Prémices de la théologie négative. (Revue de l'histoire des religions; Vol. 2020, No. 2).

Bach, J. (2020). Untersuchungen zur transtextuellen Poetik: Assyrischer herrschaftlich-narrativer Texte. (State Archives of Assyria Studies; Vol. 30). The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project.

Bonnie, R., Hakola, R. & Tervahauta, U. (Eds.) (2020). The Synagogue in Ancient Palestine: Current Issues and Emerging Trends. (Forschungen zur religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments; no. 279) Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Immonen, V., Bonnie, R., Dixon, H., Tervahauta-Helin, U. K. & Thomas, S. (2020). Working with Cultural Objects and Manuscripts: Provenance, Legality, and Responsible Stewardship. (Suomen Museoliiton julkaisuja; vol. 77). Suomen museoliitto ry.

Luggin, J. & Fink, S. (Eds.) (2020). Battle Descriptions as Literary Texts: A comparative approach. (Universal- und kulturhistorische Studien. Studies in Universal and Cultural History). VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-27859-5

Saari, S. (2020). Lions in Images and Narratives: Judges 14, 1 Kings 13: 11-32 and Daniel 6 in the Light of Near Eastern Iconography. Helsingin yliopisto.

Anthonioz, S. & Fink, S. (eds.) (2019). Representing the Wise. A Gendered Approach: Proceedings of the 1st Melammu Workshop. Münster: Zaphon.

Da Riva, R., Lang, M. & Fink, S. (eds.) (2019). Literary Change in Mesopotamia and Beyond and Routes and Travellers between East and West: Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Melammu Workshop. Münster: Zaphon.

Jokiranta, J. & Keady, J. (eds.) (2019). Gender Studies and the Dead Sea Scrolls: [Thematic issue]. Dead Sea Discoveries 26 (3). Leiden: Brill Nijhoff.

Kletter, R. (2019). Archaeology, Heritage and Ethics in the Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem: Darkness at the End of the Tunnel. Abingdon: Routledge. Open access.

Kletter, R. (2019). Fire Pans in the Bible and Archaeology.

Lähdesmäki, T., Thomas, S., & Zhu, Y. (Eds.) (2019). Politics of Scale: New Directions in Critical Heritage Studies. New York: Berghahn.

Mattila, R., Ito, S. & Fink, S. (eds.) (2019). Animals and their Relation to Gods, Humans and Things in the Ancient World. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Silverman, J. (2019). Persian Royal-Judaean Elite Negotiations in the early Teispid and Achaemenid Empire: The King’s Acolytes. London: T&T Clark.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2019) The Sea and Monarchic Legitimation in the Ancient Near East, Law and (Dis)Order in the Ancient Near East. De Graef, K. & Goddeeris, A. (eds.). University Park, PA

Campbell, S., White, L., & Thomas, S. (Eds.) (2018). Competing Values in Archaeological Heritage. Cham: Springer.

Fink, S., Lang, M., & Schretter, M. (Eds.) (2018). Mehrsprachigkeit: Vom Alten Orient bis zum Esperanto. dubsar; No. 2. Münster: Zaphon Verlag.

Fink, S., & Rollinger, R. (Eds.) (2018). Conceptualizing Past, Present and Future: Proceedings of the Ninth Symposium of the Melammu Project. Melammu Symposia; No. 9. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Fink, S., & Rollinger, R. (Eds.) (2018). Oswald Spenglers Kulturmorphologie: Eine multiperspektivische Annäherung. Universal- und kulturhistorische Studien / Studies in Universal and Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Svärd, S., & Garcia-Ventura, A. (Eds.) (2018) Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Töyräänvuori, J. S. (2018). Sea and the Combat Myth: North West Semitic Political Mythology in the Hebrew Bible. Alter Orient und Altes Testament; No. 457. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Svärd, S., & Halton, C. (2017). Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Anthology of the Earliest Female Authors. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Highlighted articles and chapters

Alstola, T., Jauhiainen, H., Svärd, S., Sahala, A. & Linden, K. (2022). Digital Approaches to Analyzing and Translating Emotion: What Is Love? In K. Sonik & U. Steinert (eds.): The Routledge Handbook of Emotions in the Ancient Near East (pp. 88–116). London: Routledge.

Avneri Meir, R. (2022). Plotting Antiochus’s Death: The Book of Daniel on the End of Seleucid Rule.Vetus Testamentum.

Avneri Meir, R. (2022). The Hasmonean Calendar Begins with the Rule of Simon the High Priest, 142 B.C.E. TheTorah.com.

Bennett, E . (2022). Beards as a Marker of Status during the Neo-Assyrian Period. In J. Bach & S. Fink (eds.) The King as a Nodal Point of Neo-Assyrian Identity (pp. 81–105.). Münster: Zaphon.

Bennett, E. (2022). The Masculinities of the Neo-Assyrian "Queens of the Arabs". Hebrew Studies 63, 79–98.

Bonnie, R. (2022). Epilogi: Muinaisen Lähi-idän tutkimus Suomessa (Translated title of the contribution: Epilogue: Ancient Near Eastern Research in Finland). In S. Svärd & J. Töyräänvuori (eds.): Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho (pp. 192–207). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Bonnie, R. (2022). Monumentality and Space: Experiencing Synagogue Buildings in Late Second Temple Palestine. In R. Hakola, J. Orpana & P. Huotari (eds.): Scriptures in the Making: Texts and Their Transmission in Late Second Temple Judaism (pp. 111–145). Leuven: Peeters.

Bonnie, R., Debenjak, A. & Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). Tutkimusmatkoja muinaiseen Lähi-itään. (Translated title of the contribution: Exploring the Ancient Near East.)

Cutillas Victoria, B., Boschloos, V. & Baños Serrano, J. (2022). The prestige-goods model applied to the Iberian Southeast during the Early Iron Age: the Phoenician scarab from Castellar de Librilla. SPAL, Revista de Prehistoria y Arqueología de la Universidad de Sevilla.

Cutillas-Victoria, B. & Day, P. M. (2022). Pottery traditions, consumers' choices and exchange networks at Late Bronze Age Cobatillas la Vieja (southeast Iberia). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 45.

Fink, S. (2022). What is Moses but Plato speaking Hebrew? In R. Hakola, J. Orpana & P. Huotari (eds.): Scriptures in the Making: Texts and Their Transmission in Late Second Temple Judaism (pp. 57–80). Leuven: Peeters.

Hamburg, J. & Lorenzon, M. (2022). Before meeting the Greeks: Kutaisi influence in Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Colchian Settlements. Journal of Field Archaeology, 47 (1), 13–31.

Holmqvist-Sipilä, E. (2022). Examining the versatile ceramic repertoire at Islamic Ayla/Aqaba, ‘the Port of Palestine’ on the Red Sea, via geochemistry. In E. Mataix Ferrándiz, V. Walker Vadillo & E. Holmqvist (eds.): Down by the Water: interdisciplinary studies in human-environment interactions in watery spaces (pp. 161–176). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

Jauhiainen, H. (2022). Encoding Hieroglyphic Texts. In K. Berglund, M. La Mela & I. Zwart (eds.): Proceedings of the 6th Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries Conference (DHNB 2022) (pp. 244–250). Aachen: CEUR-WS.org.

Jauhiainen, H. (2022). Kohti eheämpää egyptologiaa? Kirjuri 1/2022, 8–13.

Jauhiainen, H. & Alstola, T. (2022). A Social Network of the Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Journal of open humanities data 8.

Jauhiainen, T., Jauhiainen, H. & Lindén, K. (2022). HeLI-OTS, Off-the-shelf Language Identifier for Text. In N. Calzolari, F. Béchet & P. Blache et al. (eds.): Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2022) (pp. 3912–3922). Paris: European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

Jauhiainen, T., Piitulainen, J., Axelson, E. & Linden, K. (2022). Language Identification as part of the Text Corpus Creation Pipeline at the Language Bank of Finland. In K. Berglund, M. La Mela & I. Zwart (eds.): Proceedings of the 6th Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries Conference (DHNB 2022) (pp. 251–259). Aachen: CEUR.

Jokiranta, J. (2022). Competition rather than Conflict: Identity Discourse in the Qumran Rule Scrolls. In K. Zetterholm, A. Runesson, C. Wassén & M. Zetterholm (eds.): Negotiating Identities: Conflict, Conversion, and Consolidation in Early Judaism and Christianity (200 BCE–600 CE) (pp. 35–50). Lanham: Lexington Books.

Jokiranta, J. (2022). Miten pyhä teksti toimii? (Translated title of the contribution: How Does a Sacred Text Function?). Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae, 76–93.

Jokiranta, J. (2022). Supervisors of Behavior: Evidence for Vulnerability of the Legal System from Qumran Texts and the Psalms of Solomon. In R. Hakola, J. Orpana & P. Huotari (eds.): Scriptures in the Making: Texts and Their Transmission in Late Second Temple Judaism (pp. 173–198). Leuven: Peeters.

Jones, C. (2022). The Literary-Historical Memory of Sargon of Akkad in Assyria as the Background for Nimrod in Genesis 10:8-12. Journal of Biblical Literature 141 (4), 595–615.

Kletter, R. (2022). Farewell, King Arawna: The Threshing Floor of the Ark (2 Sam. 24). In U. Davidovich, N. Yahalom-Mack & S. Matskevich (eds.): Material, Method, and Meaning: Papers in Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology in Honor of Ilan Sharon (pp. 375–385). Münster: Zaphon.

Kletter, R. (2022). Scales, Measures and Weights. In Berlejung, A., Daviau, P. M. M., Kamlah, J. & Lehmann, G. (eds.): Encyclopedia of Material Culture in the Biblical World: A New biblisches Reallexikon (pp. 806–820). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Kletter, R. & Saarelainen, K. (2022). The Iron Age II Figurines and Zoomorphic Vessels of Tel Rehov. Near Eastern Archaeology 85 (2), 152–158.

Lahelma, A. & Lorenzon, M. (2022). Taide ja arkkitehtuuri. In S. Svärd & J. Töyräänvuori (eds.): Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho (pp. 128–154). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Lorenzon, M., Bonnie, R. & Thomas, S. (2022). Discussing Ethical Practices in Archaeology: Decolonization, open data, and community interaction in Jordan. In E. Watrall & L. Goldstein (eds.): Digital Heritage and Archaeology in Practice: Presentation, Teaching, and Engagement (pp. 125–142). University press of Florida.

Lorenzon, M., Preda-Balanica, B. E. & Thomas, S. (2022). The Finnish impact - public engagement with archaeology in international projects based in Finland. In P. Halinen, V. Heyd & K. Mannermaa (eds.): Odes to Mika: Festschrift for Professor Mika Lavento on the occasion of his 60th birthday (pp. 257–265). Helsinki: The Archaeological Society of Finland.

Luukko, M. (2022). Tiede ja taikausko. In S. Svärd & J. Töyräänvuori (eds.): Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho (pp. 110–127). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Nikki, N. (2022). Challenges in the Study of the Historical Paul. In R. Hakola, O. Lehtipuu & N. Nikki (eds.) Common Ground and Diversity in Early Christian Thought and Study: Essays in Memory of Heikki Räisänen (pp. 185–209). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Nikki, N., Kaše, V. & Glomb, T. (2022). Righteousness in Early Christian Literature: Distant Reading and Textual Networks. Annali di Storia dell’Esegesi 39 (1), 87–120.

Nikki, N., Kaše, V. & Špiclová, Z. (2022). The Cultural Evolution of Prototypical Paul in the First Five Centuries: A Distributional Semantic Analysis of Greek Christian Texts. Journal for ethics in antiquity and christianity, 4/2022, 52–76.

Sahala, A. & Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). Kirjoitustaidon kehittyminen. In S. Svärd & J. Töyräänvuori (eds.): Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho (pp. 49–69). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Sahala, A., Alstola, T., Valk, J. & Linden, K. (2022). BabyLemmatizer: A Lemmatizer and POS-tagger for Akkadian. In T. Erjavec & M. Eskevich (eds.) CLARIN Annual Conference Proceedings, 2022 (pp. 14–18). Utrecht: CLARIN ERIC.

Sazonov, V. & Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). Jumalad sõjas: jumalik toetus ja sõdade teoloogiline õigustamine muistses Anatoolias ja Põhja-Süürias. Mäetagused 82, p. 147–174.

Silverman, J. (2022). Muinaisen Lähi-idän talous. In S. Svärd & J. Töyräänvuori (eds.): Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho (pp. 199­–215). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Silverman, J. (2022). Where a Shattered Visage Lies? Warrants for Authority in Persian Yehud. In C. Shafer-Elliott, K. Joachimsen, E. Ben Zvi & P. Viviano (eds.): The Hunt for Ancient Israel: Essays in Honour of Diana V. Edelman (pp. 383–406). Sheffield: Equinox Publishing.

Smith, S. (2022). A morphological typology for the "Kranzhügel" of the Greater Western Jazira and its impact upon interpretations of Early Bronze Age north-eastern Syria. Archaeological Research in Asia 29.

Svärd, S. (2022). Johdatus muinaisen Lähi-idän historiaan ja valtakuntiin. In S. Svärd & J. Töyräänvuori (eds.): Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho (pp. 17–48). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Tambs, L. (2022). Social and Symbolic Boundaries in the Upper Egyptian Town of Pathyris (2nd to Early 1st Cent. BCE). Fronteiras: Revista Catarinense de História 40, 164–205.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). Kansallisuus, etnisyys ja muinaiset muuttoliikkeet. In S. Svärd & J. Töyräänvuori (eds.): Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit: Kadonneiden suurvaltojen kukoistus ja tuho (pp. 228–243). Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). Knights, Kings and Dragons: The Symbolic Conquest of the Mediterranean Sea in Late Antiquity and Its Historical Background. In A. Lampinen & E. Mataix Ferrándiz (eds.): Seafaring and Mobility in the Late Antique Mediterranean (pp. 13–25). Lontoo: Bloomsbury Academic.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). The Ugaritic Combat Myth and Egypto-Hittite Relations in the Late Bronze Age. In M. Köiv, M. Läänemets, K. Droß-Krüpe & S. Fink (eds.): Crisis in Early Religion (pp. 61–70). New York: Springer.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). Tutkimusmatkoja Kansallismuseon Tutkimusmatkoja muinaiseen Lähi-itään -näyttelyyn. Kirjuri 2/2022, 20–23.

Tully, G., Delgado Anés, L., Thomas, S., Olivier, A., Benetti, F., Castillo Mena, A., Chavarria Arnau, A., Rizner, M., Möller, K., Möller, K., Karl, R., Matsuda, A., Martín Civantos, J. M., Broglio, G. P., Corpas Cívicos, N., De Guio, A., Ripanti, F., Sarabia Bautista, J. & Schivo, S. (2022). Evaluating Participatory Practice in Archaeology: Proposal for a Standardized Approach. Journal of Community Archaeology and Heritage 9 (2), 103–119.

Wallis, C., Ibrahim, Y. & Bonnie, R. (2022). Baytuna popup exhibition.

Wasmuth, M. (2022). A Stranger in the House: Situating Deviance in an ‘Alterity’ Research Approach. Avar 1, 139–183.

Wasmuth, M., Silverman, J. M. & Töyräänvuori, J. (2022). The Egypto-Aramaean Stela of Ahatabu (Berlin ÄM 7707): A Cross-Cultural Discussion. Welt des Orients 52 (2), 198–251.

Bonnie, R. (2021). A Sustained Presence: Synagogue Buildings in Galilee during the Early Islamic Period and Later. Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies 9, 3, p. 278-298.

Bonnie, R. (2021). Pure stale water: Experiencing Jewish purification rituals in early Roman Palestine. In Neumann, K. & Thomason, A. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Senses in the Ancient Near East (p. 234-254). London: Routledge.



Bonnie, R. (2021). The Helios-and-Zodiac Motif in Late Antique Synagogues. In Valkama, K. & Nikki, N. (Eds.), Magic in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean: Cognitive, Historical, and Material Perspectives on the Bible and Its Contexts (pp. 299-311). (Mundus Orientis; no. 3). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.



Čermáková, A., Jantunen, J., Jauhiainen, T., Kirk, J., Křen, M., Kupietz, M. & Uí Dhonnchadha, E. (2021). International Comparable Corpus: Challenges in building multilingual spoken and written comparable corpora. Research in Corpus Linguistics. 9, 1, p. 89-103.



Fink, S. (2021). Invisible Mesopotamian Royal Women. In Carney, E. D. & Müller, S. (Eds.),  The Routledge Companion to Women and Monarchy in the Ancient Mediterranean (pp. 137-148). 1st ed. (Routledge companions). London: Routledge.



Fink, S. (2021). Language and Race in Assyriology: From Benno Landsberger to Wolfram von Soden. In Garcia-Ventura, A. & Verderame, L. (Eds.), Perspectives on the History of Ancient Near Eastern Studies (pp. 25-43). University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press.



Fink, S. & Wiesehöfer, J. (2021). Persian “Enlightenment”. In Jacobs, B. & Rollinger, R. (Eds.), A Companion to the Achaemenid Persian Empire (pp. 1325-1341). Vol. 2. (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World). Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.



de Hulster, I. J. & Saari, S. (2021). Of Winged Beings on Amulets: How Psalmists Cover God's Image with Wings and How an Israelite Prophet Turns Ancient Magic Upside Down. In Nikki, N. & Valkama, K. (Eds.), Magic in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean: Cognitive, Historical, and Material Perspectives on the Bible and its Contexts (pp. 275-297). (Mundus Orientis; no. 3). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Jokiranta, J. (2021). Competitors to Middle Maccabees: Evidence from the Dead Sea Scrolls. In Berlin, A. M. & Kosmin, P. J. (Eds.), The Middle Maccabees: Archaeology, History, and the Rise of the Hasmonean Kingdom (pp. 363-378). Archaeology and Biblical Studies Series; no. 28. Society of Biblical Literature.



Jokiranta, J. & Nikki, N. (Eds.) (2021). Kirjakääröistä digiraamattuun: Pyhän tekstin idea, muoto ja käyttö. (Suomen Eksegeettisen Seuran julkaisuja; vol. 122). Helsinki: Suomen eksegeettinen seura.



Kletter, R. (2021). Iron Age Scale Weights (Tel Rehov). In Mazar, A. & Panitz-Cohen, N. (Eds.), Tel Rehov Vol. V: Qedem 63. Jerusalem, Vol. 63.



Lorenzon, M. (2021) Minoan mudbricks: earth and fire in Bronze Age Crete. In Daneels, A. & Freixa, M. T. (Eds.), Earthen construction technology: Proceedings of the XVIII UISPP World Congress (pp. 86-93). (Earthen construction technology Proceedings of the session IV-5 of the XVIII° UISPP congress, Paris, June 2018 ). Oxford: UISPP – International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences.

Lorenzon, M. (2021). From Architectural Analysis to Architectural Theory: City Gates as Public Spaces in Syro-Anatolian Urban Centers. Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies. 9, 3, p. 225-246.

Lorenzon, M. (2021). From Chaff to Seagrass: The unique quality of Minoan mudbricks. A geoarchaeological approach to the study of architectural craft specialization in Bronze Age Crete. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 40, 15 p., 103122.



Lorenzon, M. & Bonnie, R. (2021). Imperial Architecture and Identity: An Introduction. Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies. 9, 3, p. 205-209.

Lorenzon, M., Pylkkänen, C. & Artto, A. V-O. (2021) Architecture reality and public perception: the multicultural nature of Roman domestic architecture in Egypt as perceived through space syntax analysis. In Hakola, R. & Kahlos, M. (Eds.), Local and Global Cultures in the Roman East: Multicultural Innovations and Reinvented Identities. Brill.

Miettunen, P. H. (2021). Muinaisen Lähi-idän imperiumit -huippuyksikkö. Marhaba : vuosikirja. 44, p. 42-47.

Nitschke, J. & Lorenzon, M. (2021). Archaeology, Architecture, and the Postcolonial Critique. In Nitschke, J. & Lorenzon, M. (Eds.), Postcolonialism, Heritage, and the Built Environment: New Approaches to Architecture in Archaeology (pp. 1-11). Springer (Springer Briefs in Archaeology).



Saarelainen, K. & Kletter, R. (2021). Iron Age II Clay Figurines and Zoomorphic Vessels. In Mazar, A. & Panitz-Cohen, N. (Eds.), Tel Rehov: A Bronze and Iron Age City in the Beth-Shean Valley: Volume IV: Pottery Studies, Inscriptions and Figurative Art (pp. 537-581). (Qedem Monographs of the Institute of Archaeology The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; no. 62). Jerusalem: The Hebrew University, Institute of Archaeology.

Sahala, A. & Svärd, S. (2021). Language technology approach to “seeing” in Akkadian. In Neumann, K. & Thomason, A. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Senses in the Ancient Near East (pp. 560-575). Abingdon: Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Silverman, J. M. (2021). Historical Economics and the Minor Prophets. In O'Brien, J. (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of the Minor Prophets (pp. 323–340). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Silverman, J. M. (2021). Imperialism, Identity, and Language Choice in Persian Yehud: Towards Understanding the Socio-political Implications in the Achaemenid Empire. Advances in Ancient, Biblical, and Near Eastern Research. 1, 2, p. 145–192.



Silverman, J. M. (2021). Taxes of God and King? Taxation in Persian Period Judaean Materials. In Kleber, K. (Ed.), Taxation in the Achaemenid Empire (pp. 355–386). (Classica et Orientalia; vol. 26). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

Svärd, S., Alstola, T., Jauhiainen, H., Sahala, A. & Linden, K. (2021). Fear in Akkadian Texts: New Digital Perspectives on Lexical Semantics. In Hsu, S-W. & Llop-Raduà, J. (Eds.)

The Expression of Emotions in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (pp.470–502). (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East; vol. 116). Leiden: Brill.



Chakravarthi, B. R., Gaman, M., Ionescu, R. T., Jauhiainen, H., Jauhiainen, T., Linden, K., Ljubešić, N., Partanen, N., Priyadharshini, R., Purschke, C., Rajagopal, E., Scherrer, Y. & Zampieri, M. (2021). Findings of the VarDial Evaluation Campaign 2021. In Zampieri, M., Nakov, P., Ljubešic, N., Tiedemann, J., Scherrer, Y. & Jauhiainen, T. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th VarDial Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (pp. 1-11). Stroudsburg: The Association for Computational Linguistics.



Thomas, S. (2021). Representing difficult histories and contested heritage in museums. In Robbins, N., Thomas, S., Tuominen, M. & Wessman, A. (Eds.), Museum Studies - a Bridge between Theory and Practice (pp. 532-545). ICOFOM.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2021). Divine or Demonic? Mythological Aspects of the Mediterranean Sea in the World of the Old Testament. In Kamlah, J. & Lichtenberger, A. (Eds.), Mediterranean Sea and the Southern Levant: Archaeological Perspectives from the Bronze Age to Medieval Times (pp.7–28). (Abhandlungen des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins; no. 48). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2021). The Sea and Monarchic Legitimation in the Ancient Near East. In De Graef, K. & Goddeeris, A. (Eds.), Law and (Dis)Order in the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the 59th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale Held at Ghent, Belgium, 15–19 July 2013 (pp. 297-307). (Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale; no. 59). University Park: Penn state university press.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2021). Trial by Water through the Ages. Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica. 27, 2, p. 301-330.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2021). Wings, Weapons, and the Horned Tiara: Iconographic Representation of the Deity of the Mediterranean Sea in the Bronze Age. Advances in Ancient, Biblical, and Near Eastern Research. 1, 1, p. 89-127.

Töyräänvuori, J. & Sazonov, V. (2021). Gods in Wars: Divine Support and the Theological Justification of War in Ancient Anatolia and North Syria. Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica. 27, 2, p. 331-355.



Töyräänvuori, J. & Valkama, K. (2021). Suitsutushartsi- ja kannabislöytö Jahven pyhäköstä Juudan Aradissa.Teologinen Aikakauskirja. 126, 1, p. 4-20.

Wasmuth, M. (2021). A Stranger in the House: Situating Deviance in an ‘Alterity’ Research Approach. Avar. 1, 1 , pp. 139-183.



Wasmuth, M. (2021). Archeological Sources: Egypt. In Jacobs, B. & Rollinger, R. (Eds.), A Companion to the Achaemenid Persian Empire (pp. 259-275). John Wiley & Sons Ltd. (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World).



Wasmuth, M. (2021). Construire une royauté égypto-perse: Le double-rôle de Pharaon et Grand Roi sous Darius Ier. Translated title of the contribution: Constructing an Egypto-Persian kingship concept: The double-role of pharaoh and Great King under Darius I. Egypte Afrique & Orient 102, pp. 19–32.

Wasmuth, M. (2021). Das sogenannte Ägypter-Archiv von Assur (N31): Archäologische Bemerkungen zum Komplex N 31A+D. Translated title of the contribution: The So-Called Archive of the Egyptians in Assur (N31): Archaeological Comments on the N 31A+D Complex. Advances in Ancient, Biblical, and Near Eastern Research 1, 2, p. 31–79.



Wasmuth, M. (2021). Negotiating cross-regional authority: The acceptance of Cambyses as Egyptian pharaoh as means of constructing elite identity. In Agut-Labordère, D., Boucharlat, R., Joannès, F., Kuhrt, A. & Stolper, M. W. (Eds.), Achemenet. Vingt ans après: Études offertes à Pierre Briant à l’occasion des vingt ans du Programme Achemenet (pp. 429-445). (Persika; vol. 21). Leuven: Peeters.

Wasmuth, M. (2021). Petrification as a research approach: its terminological potential for material culture studies. In Hüglin, S., Gramsch, A. & Seppänen, L. (Eds.), Petrification Processes in Matter and Society (pp. 35–42). (Themes in Contemporary Archaeology). Cham: Springer Nature.



Zampieri, M., Nakov, P., Ljubešić, N., Tiedemann, J., Scherrer, Y.  & Jauhiainen, T. (Eds.) (2021). Proceedings of the 8th VarDial Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects. Stroudsburg: The Association for Computational Linguistics.



Zeiler, X. & Thomas, S. (2021). The relevance of researching video games and cultural heritage.  International Journal of Heritage Studies. 27, 3, p. 265-267.

Alstola, T. (2020). Babylonialainen kronikka Nebukadnessar II:n valtakaudelta. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 33-38). (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Alstola, T. (2020). Johdanto nuolenpääteksteihin. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 29-32). (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Alstola, T. (2020). Kauppiasperhettä koskevia asiakirjoja Sipparista. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 100-106). (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Alstola, T. (2020). Kyyroksen sylinteri. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 74-82). (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Alstola, T. (2020). Öljyannoslistoja Nebukadnessar II:n palatsiarkistosta. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 39-43). (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Alstola, T. (2020). Tekstejä Jahudun ympäristöstä. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 83-99). (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Alstola, T. (2020). Tekstejä Murasun arkistosta. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 107-121). (Suomen eksegeettisen seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Bach, J. (2020). The Royal Inscriptions of Ashurbanipal (668–631 BC), Aššur-etel-ilāni (630–627 BC), and Sı̂n-šarra-iškun (626–612 BC), Kings of Assyria, Part 1. By Jamie Novotny and Joshua Jeffers. The Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian Period Volume 5/1. University Park, MD: Eisenbrauns, 2018. [Book review]. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 79(1), 125-127. https://doi.org/10.1086/707753

Bach, J. (2020). Royal literary identity under the Sargonids and the Epic of Gilgameš. Welt des Orients, 50(2), 318-338. https://doi.org/10.13109/wdor.2020.50.2.318

Bach, J. (2020). Transtextual Stylization of Neo-Assyrian Accounts of War. In R. Palermo, & K. Gavagnin (Eds.), Broadening Horizons 5, vol. 2 - Civilizations in Contact: Imperial Connections. Interactions and Expansion from Assyria to the Roman Period (pp. 29-41). Edizioni Università di Trieste.

Bonnie, R. (2020). Hasmonean Memories and Hellenistic Building Traditions: The Appearance and Disappearance of Synagogue Buildings in the Late Second Temple Period. In Bonnie, R., Hakola, R. & Tervahauta, U. (Eds.), The Synagogue in Ancient Palestine: Current Issues and Emerging Trends (pp. 59-80). Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Bonnie, R., Goff, M., Jokiranta, J., Thomas, S., & Tzoref, S. (2020). Professional Ethics, Provenance, and Policies: A Survey of Dead Sea Scrolls Scholars. Dead Sea Discoveries, 27(2), 257-293. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685179-02702001

Fink, S., & Anthonioz, S. (2020). Ce qu’un dieu n’est pas: les prémices de la théologie négative: Avant-propos. Revue de l’histoire des religions, 237(2), 179-193. https://doi.org/10.4000/rhr.10506

Fink, S. (Accepted/In press). Criticizing the King in Ancient Mesopotamia – an Overview. In C. Horst (Ed.), Athenian Democracy and the Ancient Near East

Fink, S. (2020). Invisible Mesopotamian Royal Women. In E. Carney , & S. Müller (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Women and Monarchy in the Ancient Mediterranean World. Routledge.

Fink, S. (2020). Language and Race in Assyriology: From Benno Landsberger to Wolfram von Soden. In A. Garcia-Ventura, & L. Verderame (Eds.), Perspectives on the History of Ancient Near Eastern Studies (pp. 25-43). Pennsylvania State University Press.

Fink, S., & Wiesehöfer, J. (Accepted/In press). Persian “Enlightenment”. In A Companion to the Achaemenid Persian Empire (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) Wiley Blackwell.

Fink, S., & Smith, M. (2020). The day of the lord. In New Helsinki Open Access Journal (Exact Title still not determined)

Fink, S. (2020). What is Moses but Plato speaking Hebrew? An Inquiry into Literary Borrowings. Manuscript submitted for publication. In R. Hakola, J. Orpana, & P. Huotari (Eds.), Proceedings of a conference in Tblisi, Georgia

Gaman, M., Hovy, D., Ionescu, R. T., Jauhiainen, H., Jauhiainen, T., Linden, K., Ljubešić, N., Partanen, N., Purschke, C., Scherrer, Y., & Zampieri, M. (2020). A Report on the VarDial Evaluation Campaign 2020. In M. Zampieri, P. Nakov, N. Ljubešić, J. Tiedemann, & Y. Scherrer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (pp. 1-14). International Committee on Computational Linguistics. https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/2020.vardial-1.1

Immonen, V., Thomas, S. & Bonnie, R. (2020). Introduction to Working with Cultural Objects and Manuscripts. Working with Cultural Objects and Manuscripts: Provenance, Legality, and Responsible Stewardship. Immonen, V., Bonnie, R., Dixon, H., Tervahauta, U. & Thomas, S. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomen museoliitto ry, p. 1-9 9 p. (Suomen Museoliitto julkaisuja; vol. 77).

Jauhiainen, H., Jauhiainen, T., & Linden, K. (2020). Building Web Corpora for Minority Languages. In A. Barbaresi, F. Bildhauer, R. Schäfer, & E. Stemle (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th Web as Corpus Workshop (pp. 23-32). The Association for Computational Linguistics. https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/2020.wac-1.4

Konstantopoulos, G. V. (2020). Looking for Glinda: Wise Women and Benevolent Magic in Old Babylonian Literary Texts. In F. Naether (Ed.), Cult Practices in Ancient Literatures: Egyptian, Near Eastern, and Graeco-Roman Narratives in a Cross-Cultural Perspective: Proceedings of a Workshop at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York, May 16-17, 2016 (ISAW papers; No. 18.2). ISAW Papers. https://doi.org/2333.1/wwpzgxs5

Krieg, P., Thomas, S. & Zeiler, X. (2020). Heritage Naturecultures. In P. Krieg, & R. Toivanen (Eds.), Situating Sustainability Helsinki University Press.

Lorenzon, M. (2020). Remarks and hypothesis concerning the stereoscopic examination of mud and lime plasters in Minoan Architecture: case studies for Monastiraki and Knossos. In M. Panagiotaki, I. Tomazos, & F. Papadimitrakopoulos (Eds.), Cutting-edge Technologies in Ancient Greece: Materials Science Applied to Trace Ancient Technologies in the Aegean World (pp. 63-68). Oxbow Books.

Lorenzon, M., Nitschke, J. L., Littman, R. J., & Silverstein, J. E. (2020). Mudbricks, Construction Methods, and Stratigraphic Analysis: A Case Study at Tell Timai (ancient Thmuis) in the Egyptian Delta. American Journal of Archaeology, 124(1), 105-131. https://doi.org/10.3764/aja.124.1.0105

Luggin, J., & Fink, S. (2020). Battle Descriptions as Literary Texts: an Introduction. In J. Luggin, & S. Fink (Eds.), Battle Descriptions as Literary Texts: A comparative approach (pp. 1-8). (Universal- und kulturhistorische Studien. Studies in Universal and Cultural History). Springer Fachmedien. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-27859-5_1

Luukko, M. (2020). Expressions of Joy and Happiness in Neo-Assyrian. In S-W. Hsu, & J. Llop Raduà (Eds.), The Expression of Emotions in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (pp. 255-282). (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East; No. 116). Brill . https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004430761_013

Luukko, M., Sahala, A., Hardwick, S., & Lindén, K. (2020). Akkadian Treebank for early Neo-Assyrian Royal Inscriptions. In K. Evang, L. Kallmeyer, R. Ehren, S. Petitjean, E. Seyffarth, & D. Seddah (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (pp. 124-134). The Association for Computational Linguistics.

Miettunen, P. H., & Shunnaq, M. (2020). Tribal networks and informal adaptive mechanisms of the refugees: The case of the Bani Khalid tribe in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. American University of Beirut. https://www.aub.edu.lb/ifi/Documents/publications/research_reports/2019-2020/20…

Sahala, A., Silfverberg, M., Arppe, A., & Linden, K. (2020). BabyFST: Towards a Finite-State Based Computational Model of Ancient Babylonian. In N. Calzolari ... [et al.] (Ed.), Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020) (pp. 3886-3894). European Language Resources Association (ELRA). https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/2020.lrec-1.479/

Sahala, A., Silfverberg, M., Arppe, A., & Linden, K. (2020). Automated Phonological Transcription of Akkadian Cuneiform Text. In N. Calzolari ... [ et al.] (Ed.), Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020) (pp. 3528-3934). European Language Resources Association (ELRA). https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/2020.lrec-1.433.pdf

Sahala, A., & Lindén, K. (2020). Improving Word Association Measures in Repetitive Corpora with Context Similarity Weighting. In A. L. N. Fred, & J. Filipe (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, IC3K 2020, Volume 1: KDIR, Budapest, Hungary, November 2-4, 2020 (pp. 48-58). SCITEPRESS Science And Technology Publications. https://doi.org/10.5220/0010106800480058

Svärd, S. (2020). Kuningataräiti Adad-guppin steela. In J. Töyräänvuori, & K. Valkama (Eds.), Tekstejä babylonialais- ja persialaisajan Lähi-idästä (pp. 61-73). (Suomen Eksegeettisen Seuran julkaisuja; No. 119). Suomen eksegeettinen seura.

Thomas, S., & Nicholas, L. (2020). Preventing crime against cultural and archaeological sites. In A. Harkness (Ed.), Rural Crime Prevention: Theory, Tactics and Techniques (pp. 249-260). Routledge.

Thomas, S. & Pitblado, B. L. (2020). The Dangers of Conflating Responsible and Responsive Artefact Stewardship with Illicit and illegal collecting. Antiquity, 94(376). https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2019.201

Aissaoui, A. (2019). Was There a Balance of Power System in the Ancient Near East? Diplomacy & Statecraft 30 (3), p. 421-442.

Alstola, T., Zaia, S., Sahala, A., Jauhiainen, H., Svärd, S. & Linden, K. (2019). Aššur and His Friends: A Statistical Analysis of Neo-Assyrian Texts. Journal of Cuneiform Studies 71, p. 159-180. Open access.

Bach, J. (2019). Drachen im Alten Mesopotamien. In M. May, M. Baumann, R. Baumgartner & T. Eder (eds.) Den Drachen denken: Liminale Geschöpfe als das Andere der Kultur. Bielefeld: Transcript verlag 196, p. 27-47.

Fink, S. (2019). The Neo-Assyrian Empire and the History of Science: Western Terminology and Ancient Near Eastern Sources. In G. Lanfranchi, R. Mattila & R. Rollinger (eds.) Writing Neo-Assyrian History: Sources, Problems, and Approaches. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, p. 91-108.

Fink, S. & Droß-Krüpe, K. (2019). Assyrians and Babylonians in Classical Sources. In R. Da Riva, M. Lang & S. Fink (eds.) Literary Change in Mesopotamia and Beyond and Routes and Travellers between East and West: Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Melammu Workshop. Münster: Zaphon, p. 135-153.

Fink, S. & Parpola, S. (2019). The Hunter and the Asses: A Neo-Assyrian Paean Glorifying Shalmaneser III. Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie. 109 (2), p. 177-188.

Garcia-Ventura, A. & Svärd, S. (2019). Women, Family Life, and Gender Roles in Ancient Mesopotamia. In A. Lassen, E. Frahm & K. Wagensonner (eds.) Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection. New Haven, CT: Peabody Museum of Natural History

Jauhiainen, T., Jauhiainen, H., Alstola, T. & Linden, K. (2019). Language and Dialect Identification of Cuneiform Texts. Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (VarDial 2019) Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 89-98. Open access.

Jauhiainen, T., Linden, K., Jauhiainen, H. (2019). Language Model Adaptation for Language and Dialect Identification of Text. Natural Language Engineering 25 (5), p. 561-583. Open access.

Jauhiainen,T., Lui, M., Zampieri, M., Baldwin, T. & Lindén, K. (2019). Automatic Language Identification in Texts: A Survey. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 65, p. 675-728. Open access.

Jokiranta, J. (2019). Jessica M. Keady, Vulnerability and Valour: A Gendered Analysis of Everyday Life in the Dead Sea Scrolls Communities [Book review]. Journal of Semitic Studies 64 (2), p. 626-628. Open access.

Jokiranta, J. (2019). Quoting, Writing, and Reading: Authority in Pesher Habakkuk from Qumran. In J. Frey, C. Clivaz & T. Nicklas (eds.) Between Canonical and Apocryphal Texts: Processes of Reception, Rewriting and Interpretation in Early Judaism and Early Christianity. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, p. 185-211. Open access.

Jokiranta, J. & Keady, J. (2019). Introduction. Dead Sea Discoveries 26 (3), p. 273-279.

Konstantopoulos, G. (2019). Deities, Demons, and Monsters in Mesopotamia. In A. Lassen, E. Frahm & K. Wagensonner (eds.). Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection. New Haven: Yale University Press, p. 44-55.

Lorenzon, M., & Iacovou, M. (2019). The Palaepaphos-Laona rampart. A pilot study on earthen architecture and construction technology in Cyprus. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 23, 348–361.

Luukko, M. (2019). Gurraeans and Itu’aeans in the Service of the Assyrian Empire. In Dušek, J. & Mynářová, J. (eds.). Aramaean Borders: Defining Aramaean Territories in the 10th-8th Centuries BCE. Leiden: Brill, p. 92-124.

Luukko, M. (2019). Letters as a Historical Source: How to Use and Deal with Them. In G. Lanfranchi, R. Mattila & R. Rollinger (eds.) Writing Neo-Assyrian History: Sources, Problems, and Approaches. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, p. 229-246.

Svärd, S. (2019). Female Sages in Akkadian Literature. In S. Anthonioz & S. Fink (eds.) Representing the Wise: A Gendered Approach : Proceedings of the 1st Melammu Workshop, Lille, 4–5 April 2016. Münster: Zaphon Verlag, p. 53-64. Open access.

Wasmuth, M. (2019). Transient or eternal? Cross-regional identity display reconsidered: The missing head of the statue of Darius (NMI 4112). Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 24, p. 49-66.

Zaia, S. (2019). My Brother’s Keeper: Assurbanipal versus Samas-suma-ukin. Journal of ancient Near Eastern History 6 (1), p. 19-52. Open access.

Alstola, T., Silverman, J., & Alstola, T., (TRANS.) (2018). Kohti juutalaisuutta: Babylonian pakkosiirtolaisuus muutosvoimana. In M. Nissinen, & L. Vähäkylä (Eds.), Kiveen hakattu? Pyhät tekstit ja perinteet muutoksessa. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Fink, S. (2018). Assurbanipal, der Wirtschaftsweise: Einige Überlegungen zur mesopotamischen Preistheorie. In K. Ruffing, & K. Droß-Krüpe (Eds.), Emas non quod opus est, sed quod necesse est: Beiträge zur Wirtschafts-, Sozial-, Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Antike Festschrift für Hans-Joachim Drexhage zum 70. Geburtstag (pp. 131–141). Philippika - Altertumskundliche Abhandlungen; No. 125. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

Konstantopoulos, G. (2018). Inscribed Kassite Cylinder Seals in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, 53, 96–113.

Konstantopoulos, G. (2018). Pigs and Plaques: Considering Rm. 714 in Light of Comparative Textual and Artistic Sources. Iraq, 80, 151–165.

Miettunen, P. (2018). Agency and the roles of Southern Jordanian Bedouin women on pilgrimage and visiting holy sites. Approaching Religion, 8(2), 40–53.

Silverman, J. (2018). Achaemenid Sources and the Problem of Genre. In S. Fink, & R. Rollinger (Eds.), Conceptualizing Past, Present, and Future (pp. 261–278). Melammu Symposia; No. 9. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Svärd, S., Jauhiainen, H., Linden, K., & Sahala, A. (2018). Semantic Domains in Akkadian Text. In V. Jouloux, A. Gansell, & A. di Ludovico (Eds.), CyberResearch on the Ancient Near East and Neighboring Regions: Case Studies on Archaeological Data, Objects, Texts, and Digital Archiving (pp. 224-256). Digital Biblical Studies; No. 2. Leiden: Brill. Open access.

Svärd, S., & Nissinen, M. (2018). (Re)constructing the Image of the Assinnu. In S. Svärd, & A. Garcia-Ventura (Eds.), Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East (pp. 373–411). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Wallis, C. (2018). Newroz ou Nevruz ? Nationalisme et conflit de mémoire dans la Turquie contemporaine. In I. David, F. Galtier, & F. Kimmel-Clauzet (Eds.), La Fabrique des mémoires publiques (Savoirs et curiosité). Paris: Atlande.

Wasmuth, M. (2018). Mapping Political Diversity: Some Thoughts on Devising a Historiographical Map of Seventh-Century BC Egypt. In S. Grunwald, K. Hofmann, D. Werning, & F. Wiedemann (Eds.), Mapping Ancient Identities: Methodisch-kritische Reflexionen zu Kartierungspraktiken (Vol. 55, pp. 115–136). Berlin Studies of the Ancient World; Vol. 55. Berlin: TOPOI. Open access.

Zaia, S. (2018). How To (Not) Be King: Negotiating the Limits of Power Within the Assyrian Political Hierarchy. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 77(2), 207–217.

Annual ANEE awarded publications

ANEE gives out annual awards for outstanding publications that are relevant to center-wide research questions. One publication from each team is awarded annually. The awarded publications are chosen by team leaders.

2023

Tambs, L. (2022). Socio-Economic Relations in Ptolemaic Pathyris: A Network Analytical Approach to a Bilingual Community. Leiden, Boston: Brill

Avneri Meir, R. (2022). The Hasmonean Calendar Begins with the Rule of Simon the High Priest, 142 B.C.E. TheTorah.com.

Lorenzon, M., Lahelma, A., Tarboush, M., Holmqvist-Sipilä, E., Kautonen, S. K., Cutillas Victoria, B., Töyräänvuori, J., Smith, S. L., Holappa, M., Al-Sababha, H., Al-Shorman, A. H. and Daems, D. (2023). Tell it like it is. Discoveries from a new survey of the Northern Jordanian plateau. Near Eastern Archaeology 86 (1), 16–27.

2022

Bennett, E. (2021). The "Queens of the Arabs" During the Neo-Assyrian Period. Helsinki: University of Helsinki.

Kletter, R. (2021). Meeting a Learned Society: The Archaeology of ASOR as Reflected in its Annual Meeting, Boston 2017. Asia Anteriore Antica 3, p. 173-193. Open access.

Miettunen, P. (2021). Our Ancestors Were Bedouin: Memory, Identity and Change: The Case of Holy Sites in Southern Jordan. Helsinki: Finnish Oriental Society.

2021

Sahala, A., Silfverberg, M., Arppe, A. & Lindén, K. (2020). BabyFST: Towards a Finite-State Based Computational Model of Ancient Babylonian. In N. Calzolari et al (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2020). Paris: European Language Resources Association.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2020). Construction of Identity in the Ancient World. Die Welt des Orients 2 (50). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Saari, S. (2020). Lions in Images and Narratives : Judges 14, 1 Kings 13: 11-32 and Daniel 6 in the Light of Near Eastern Iconography. Helsinki: University of Helsinki.

2020

Luukko, M. (2019). Gurraeans and Ituʾaeans in the Service of the Assyrian Empire. In J. Dušek & J. Mynářová (eds.) Aramaean Borders : Defining Aramaean Territories in the 10th–8th Centuries B.C.E. Leiden: Brill.



Lorenzon, M. & Iacovou, M. (2019) The Palaepaphos-Laona rampart. A pilot study on earthen architecture and construction technology in Cyprus. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 23, p. 348-361.

2019

Alstola, T. (2018). Judeans in Babylonia: A Study of Deportees in the Sixth and Fifth Centuries BCE. Helsinki: University of Helsinki.



Bonnie, R. (2019). Being Jewish in Galilee, 100–200 CE: An Archaeological Study. Turnhout: Brepols.

ANEE Open Science reports

ANEE is committed to open access publishing and hence draws up regular reports on its progress in order to improve open access publishing. The reports evaluate the Open Access (OA) publications by the Centre of Excellence in Ancient Near Eastern Empires for each year and provide recommendations to ensure progress in the upcoming years. Both the University of Helsinki and the Academy of Finland require all scholarly publications, with the execption of monographs, to be OA available.