Department of Egyptology and Assyriology

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