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CUSAS 01

The Cornell University Archaic Tablets

Salvatore F. Monaco

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$95.00 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-1-934309-00-1

384 pages
8.5" × 11"
231 b&w illustrations
2007

CUSAS: Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology

CUSAS 01

The Cornell University Archaic Tablets

Salvatore F. Monaco

The tablets belong to the late fourth millennium BCE and range from proto-literate to Uruk III/Jemdet-Nasr periods.

 

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The tablets belong to the late fourth millennium BCE and range from proto-literate to Uruk III/Jemdet-Nasr periods.

The texts presented in this volume are provided with photographs, copies, and transliterations. Seal impressions have been included separately. A list of new signs and sign variants is provided with complete references to the tablets in which they appear. The seal impressions found on eleven of the tablets in the Archaic corpus are listed along with a short description of the glyptic scenes and accompanying photos.

Includes 220 archaic tablets (with photograph, seal impression, copy, transliteration, and commentary) and an 86-page glossary of all terms with their context lines in the texts.

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