UET 6/1, 74, the Hymnic Introduction of a Sumerian Letter-Prayer to Ninšubur

  title={UET 6/1, 74, the Hymnic Introduction of a Sumerian Letter-Prayer to Nin{\vs}ubur},
  author={Jeremiah Peterson},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Arch{\"a}ologie},
  pages={33 - 41}
  • Jeremiah Peterson
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie
Abstract: The close examination of a large previously unedited literary fragment from Old Babylonian Ur reveals that it is a letter-prayer or Gottesbrief to Ninšubur. 


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