Department of Egyptology and Assyriology
April 2, 2012

Willis Monroe and Zack Wainer translate a song into Akkadian for The Dirty Projectors


Assyriology graduate students, Willis Monroe and Zack Wainer, recently translated a song by the The Dirty Projectors "The gun has no trigger" into Akkadian.  Willis wrote out the cuneiform using an Old-Babylonian lapidary script. The website for the single is