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Cuneiform Texts and Fragments in the Harvard Art Museum / Arthur M. Sackler Museum

  title={Cuneiform Texts and Fragments in the Harvard Art Museum / Arthur M. Sackler Museum},
  author={Deena Ragavan},
The initial work for this project was undertaken during the spring of 2009 as part of an Agnes Mongan Curatorial Internship with the Harvard Art Museum. I must express my considerable gratitude to Susanne Ebbinghaus, Curator of Ancient Art at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, for suggesting and enabling this project, as well as Amy Brauer and Karen Manning, whose help throughout my internship was invaluable. I am also very much indebted to Klaas Veenhof, who kindly took the time to read a draft of… 
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Weavers, Scribes, and Kings

This sweeping history of the ancient Near East (Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, Iran) takes readers on a journey from the creation of the world’s first cities to the conquests of Alexander the Great.

The Cuneiform Collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts

For photographs of the tablets, we are deeply indebted to Christine Bertoni of the PEM, who arranged for the photographs to be taken; to Robert K. Englund, who negotiated on our behalf with the PEM



Presargonic period (2700-2350 BC)

The book Pre-Sargonic Period (2700-2350 BC) provides editions of all known royal inscriptions of kings who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia down to the advent of King Sargon of Akkad. Most of the

Two Ur III Texts from Umma: Observations on Archival Practices and Household Management

§1.1. The two tablets published here for the fi rst time come from the ancient city of Umma in southern Iraq, and can be dated to the Ur III period (2112-2004 BC according to the Middle Chronology).

Umma sous la Dynastie d'Ur . Par le Dr G. Contenau. Paris: Librairie Paul Geuthner. 1916.

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    Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland
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separatism all exist in India, and would all have to be reckoned with. The State could do some little good by cullinofrom religious writings a stock of texts or mottoes of a non-contentious type,

The old Assyrian city-state and its colonies


Die altassyrischen Rechtsurkunden vom Kültepe