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The Journal of the American Oriental Society (ISSN 0003-0279) is published quarterly by the American Oriental Society. The first volume (1843-49) set the tone for all time in the broad scope of subject matter and the solidity of its scholarship. It included studies of Arab music, of Persian cuneiform, and of Buddhism in India, and brought to a wide audience the then novel theories of
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Effective with volume 142 (2022), current issues of JAOS will be available only through Lockwood Online Journals. All issues prior to 2022 will continue to be available through the JSTOR archive (jstor.org). In addition to current content, Lockwood Online Journals hosts content going back to 2013 with volume 133.

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Vol. 142 No. 1 (2022): Journal of the American Oriental Society

Published: 2022-04-10

Front Matter

Front Matter

Abstract 21 | PDF Downloads 3


On the Etymology of Vedic áha

Zachary Rothstein-Dowden
Abstract 20 | PDF Downloads 7

Page 51–61

The Black Sun That Destroys Inner Darkness

Aleksandar Uskokov
Abstract 31 | PDF Downloads 8

Page 63–92

Qiuchi as Heterotopia

Lili Xia
Abstract 41 | PDF Downloads 15

Page 93–120

Ancient Cults in Ḫattuša (I)

Amir Gilan
Abstract 21 | PDF Downloads 1

Page 157–168

Passion of Nabuša

Trevor B. Williams
Abstract 10 | PDF Downloads 1

Page 169–176

Akkadian [e]

Shuan O. Karim
Abstract 38 | PDF Downloads 3

Page 177–191


Phonologie Hittite. By Sylvain Patri

Ilya Yakubovich
Abstract 12 | PDF Downloads 1

Page 239–242

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