Two New Sumerian Texts Involving The Netherworld and Funerary Offerings

  title={Two New Sumerian Texts Involving The Netherworld and Funerary Offerings},
  author={Jeremiah Peterson},
In this article, an unpublished and unplaced Sumerian literary fragment that appears to describe the witnessing of various deities involved with the netherworld and an unpublished distribution text provisioning, among other things, the use of ghee in conjunction with the funerary offerings of the g u 2 - e n - n a official at Old Babylonian Nippur, are treated. 
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L'auteur s'interesse au genre des lettres adressees aux dieux, prieres deguisees, sumeriennes ou akkadiennes.
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