There are also texts from the Kassite
period, but the bulk is from Assyrian times (but clearly of Babylonian origin).
among the Hurrians: A Case Study from Nuzi.
Note that medical experts bearing the titles asipu/masmassu and asu are mentioned in the royal correspondence between Hatti and Kassite
Babylonia (Zaccagnini 1983: 250-54; Bryce 2003: 126-28; Hee[beta]el 2009).
However, wheel-cutting was definitely practised in some Babylonian workshops on seals engraved in the Kassite
style of the 14th century (it was also used in Assyria during the 13th century).
period is one of the three times of composition proposed for Enuma elis.
Finally, there are three texts from kings of Uruk, one from the reign of Sumu-ditana of Marad, and one from Burnaburias of the Kassite
For around 500 years it was home to Babylonian settlers called Kassites
and although the Greek emperor Alexander the Great never stopped over on his journey to India, it was governed by his general Nearchus, who is known to have explored the Gulf at least as far south as Bahrain.
One may recall that the major find there between 1994 and 2003 was a cuneiform archive of more than hundred Akkadian texts, some of them dated, in close relation with the Mesopotamian colonisation of Bahrain by the Kassites
in the mid-second millennium BC," he said.
Soon afterward, a mountain tribe called the Kassites
The Hittites retired to their lands, leaving Babylon in the hands of the neighboring Kassites
in Mesopotamia, the Aryans in India (Kuzmina 2001), the Hyksos in Egypt and a new chiefly dynasty in Mycenae (the B circle), just as Indo-European speaking people are emerging in Mittani texts and other sources from the Levant and Palestine.
Pictorial evidence for the history of horse-riding in Iraq before the Kassites
, Iraq 32: 36-50.