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- In 1949, it became the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.
- Scribes adapted cuneiform script for writing many Near Eastern languages and used it to record business transactions, legal codes, and literary, commemorative, and dedicatory texts.
- He was an important early figure in Nubian and Near Eastern archaeology, and the nascent study of Egyptology.
Definition of Near East in:
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