For an introduction, see Jack M. Sasson, ed., Civilizations of the Ancient Near East (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1995), pp. 1,777-1,785, 1,865-1,867, 1,889-1,904, 1,960. See also the famous anti-demonic amulet from Arslan Tash in Syria, for which the most recent treatment is B.W. Conclin, “Arslan Tash I and other Vestiges of a Particular Syrian Incantatory Thread,” Biblica 84 (2003) pp. 89–101.