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Cuneiform royal inscriptions and related texts in the Schøyen Collection

Author: A R GeorgeMiguel CivilGrant FramePiotr SteinkellerF VallatAll authors
Publisher: Bethesda, Maryland : CDL Press, 2011.
Series: Cornell University studies in Assyriology and Sumerology, v. 17.; Manuscripts in the Schøyen Collection., Cuneiform texts ;, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of 107 new royal cuneiform sources that spans most of the written history of Mesopotamia, from the early Dynastic to the Achaemenid periods, and includes associated areas of Elam and Urartu. These are inscriptions on tablets, seals, and incantations bowls collected in the late 1980s and 1990s which derive from a great variety of collections. Each text is provided with full discussion of its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
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Inscriptions (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A R George; Miguel Civil; Grant Frame; Piotr Steinkeller; F Vallat; Konrad Volk; Mark Weeden; Claus Wilcke
ISBN: 9781934309339 1934309338
OCLC Number: 696603496
Description: xxxi, 310 pages, 101 pages of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Third-millennium royal and votive inscriptions / Piotr Steinkeller --
Eine Weihinschrift Gudeas von Lagaš mit altbabylonischer Übersetzung / Claus Wilcke --
Other third-millennium royal inscriptions / A.R. George --
Ein neue Inschrift des Königs Sîn-iddinam von Larsa / Konrad Volk --
Other second-millennium royal and commemorative inscriptions / A.R. George --
Assyrian royal inscriptions / Grant Frame --
A stele of Nebuchadnezzar Ii / A.R. George --
Other neo-Babylonian royal inscriptions / A.R. George --
Textes historiques élamites et achémé́nides / François Vallat --
An inscription from Urartu / Mark Weeden --
Sumero-Babylonian king lists and date lists / A.R. George --
"Ancient Kudurru" inscriptions / Piotr Steinkeller --
The law collection of Ur-Namma / Miguel Civil.
Series Title: Cornell University studies in Assyriology and Sumerology, v. 17.; Manuscripts in the Schøyen Collection., Cuneiform texts ;, 6.
Responsibility: edited by A.R. George ; with contributions by M. Civil, G. Frame, P. Steinkeller, F. Vallat, K. Volk, M. Weeden, and C. Wilcke.

Abstract:

This is a collection of 107 new royal cuneiform sources that spans most of the written history of Mesopotamia, from the early Dynastic to the Achaemenid periods, and includes associated areas of Elam and Urartu. These are inscriptions on tablets, seals, and incantations bowls collected in the late 1980s and 1990s which derive from a great variety of collections. Each text is provided with full discussion of its contents accompanied by transliteration, translation, copy and photos. The photos are also available on the CDLI and Cornell University websites, where closer scrutiny of the individual tablets is possible.

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