By Mark A. Kalustian

  1. Botta, P.E. Monuments de Nineve. 5 volumes, Paris, 1849-1850, elephantine folio; with illustrative line drawings by Eugene Flandin.
  2. See plate number 141 in Volume 11 above or illustration accompanying this essay.
  3. Thureau-Dangin, F. Une Relation de la Huitieme Campagne de Sargon. Paris, 1912, page 65.
  4. Belck, W. Zeitschrift fur Ethnographie. Berlin, 1899, p. 103.
  5. Basmadjian was a noted editor and writer of literary and scientific articles relating to Armenia; residing in Paris. 6. Journal of the Royal Geographic Society for 1905, pages 362-363.
  6. Archaeology. October 1969, Vol. 22, No. 4; Urartu and Altintepe, by Tahsin Ozguc, pp. 256-263, with 10 illustrations.
  7. The Armenian Review. June 1980, pp. 214-215 with illustration. An Armenian Cylinder, by Mark A. Kalustian.
  8. Babelon, Ernest. Manual of Oriental Antiquities. New York, 1889, pp. 76-77, with illustrations.
  9. Piotrovskii, B.B. Urartu: The Kingdom of Van and Its Arts. New York 1967, pp. 6-11, with illustration.
  10. Olmstead, Albert T. Western Asia in the Days of Sargon, Assyria. Lancaster, PA, 1908, vii + 193 pp., Chapter V: The Armenian Wars, pp. 103-116.
  11. Olmstead, A.T. History of Assyria. New York, 1923 xxix+695 pp., figures 101, 102, 115 and 116. The title under fig. 101 reads: Plunder of the "Greek" temple of Musasir!