The Solution of the Dream: A New Interpretation of Bilgames' Death

@article{Veldhuis2001TheSO,
  title={The Solution of the Dream: A New Interpretation of Bilgames' Death},
  author={Nicolaas Christiaan Veldhuis},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={53},
  pages={133 - 148}
}
  • N. Veldhuis
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
The excavations in Tell Haddad (ancient Meturan) have added significantly to our knowledge of the Sumerian Bilgames narratives.1 The fragments of Bilgames’ Death from Tell Hada (Meturan) were recently published and edited by and Cavigneaux and Al-Rawi (2000).2 Since Kramer’s publication of some Nippur fragments (1944), little progress had been made on this composition for more than half a century. Although the Meturan version differs in many details from the Nippur fragments, Cavigneaux and Al… 
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