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Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum Volume III
     

Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum Volume III

by Marcel Sigrist, C.B.F. Walker, R Zadok
 

This catalogue is the third in a series publishing the whole collection of Babylonian and Sumerian tablets in the British Museum. In this volume over 7,000 tablets acquired in the years 1898-9 are described. They include Sumerian tablets from the administrative archives of the district of Lagash of the time of the Third Dynasty of Ur, Old Babylonian tablets from

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This catalogue is the third in a series publishing the whole collection of Babylonian and Sumerian tablets in the British Museum. In this volume over 7,000 tablets acquired in the years 1898-9 are described. They include Sumerian tablets from the administrative archives of the district of Lagash of the time of the Third Dynasty of Ur, Old Babylonian tablets from the cities of Kisurra, Larsa, Sippar and Uruk, and tablets of the Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid periods from Babylon and Borsippa. There is also a small number of literary and historical texts.

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Near Eastern Studies 68.3 - Robert D. Biggs
It is a pleasure to welcome another volume of the British Museums catalogue of its collection of cuneiform tablets. [...] The catalogue is a model of providing a maximum amount of information in a succinct way.'

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ISBN-13:
9780714111605
Publisher:
British Museum Press
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.84(w) x 10.92(h) x 1.20(d)

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