The Seafaring Merchants of Ur

  title={The Seafaring Merchants of Ur},
  author={A. Oppenheim},
  journal={Journal of the American Oriental Society},
  • A. Oppenheim
  • Published 1954
  • History
  • Journal of the American Oriental Society
AFTER MANY YEARS of waiting, Assyriologists are now given the opportunity to study the numerous documents of the Larsa period excavated by C. L. Woolley in Ur (1922-1934). With its more than 880 tablets, this volume is bound to become one of the most important publications for those few Assyriologists who strive for integration and a synthesis of the immense amount of socio-economic data of the Old-Babylonian period pouring forth every year from the cuneiform sources. The present collection… Expand
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