Sargonic and Pre-Sargonic Cuneiform Texts in the Yale Babylonian Collection (Hardcover)

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Sargonic and Pre-Sargonic Cuneiform Texts in the Yale Babylonian Collection (Hardcover)

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This volume publishes hand copies of 292 cuneiform texts in the Yale Babylonian Collection dating to the Sargonic and Pre-Sargonic periods. It continues publication of the Pre-Ur III texts begun by George Hackman and Ferris Stephens in the series Babylonian lnscriptions in the Collection of J. B. Nies, volume 8. The tablet copies presented here include accounts and records from Isin, Nippur, Shuruppak, Umma, Zabala, Girsu, Umma, Lagash, Eshnunna, and Kish, as well as the Mesag archive.
Benjamin R. Foster is Laffan Professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature at Yale University. He is author of Before the Muses (CDL, 1993), The Epic of Gilgamesh (W.W. Norton, 2019), Akkadian Literature of the Late Period (Ugarit-Verlag, 2007), among many others.
Product Details ISBN: 9781948488266
ISBN-10: 1948488264
Publisher: Lockwood Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2020
Pages: 220
Language: English