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Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute : Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Sulgi (Publications, No. 115)

Hilgert, M.

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ISBN 10: 1885923074 / ISBN 13: 9781885923073
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Title: Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in ...

Publisher: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, The

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Book Condition: Used - Like New

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This volume is the first publication of all 499 cuneiform tablets in the Asiatic Collection of the Oriental Institute Museum that come from the ancient administrative center of Puzrish-Dagan (modern Drehem) and date to the reign of Shulgi, the second ruler of the Ur III Dynasty (ca. 2094-2047 b.c.). One hundred twenty administrative documents from the business archive of Queen Shulgi-simtum are the highlight of this innovative text edition. The volume features a comprehensive catalogue, transliterations of all cuneiform texts, complete indices and detailed analytical charts for all documents, as well as philological notes and illustrations for selected tablets.

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