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Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Volume 1: Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Shulgi (Markus Hilgert) Hardcover Book, (Oriental Institute, 1998) 9781885923073
Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Volume 1: Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Shulgi (Markus Hilgert) Hardcover Book, (Oriental Institute, 1998) 9781885923073
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Title: Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Volume 1: Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Shulgi

Author: Hilgert, Markus

Publisher: Oriental Institute/U of Chicago; Publication Date: 1998

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781885923073

Volumes: 1; Pages: xxxii, 576

List Price in Cloth: $100.00 Our price: $83.99

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This volume is the first publication of all 499 cuneiform tablets in the Asiatic Collection of the Oriental Institute Museum that come from the ancient administrative center of Puzrish-Dagan (modern Drehem) and date to the reign of Shulgi, the second ruler of the Ur III Dynasty (ca. 2094-2047 B.C.). One hundred twenty administrative documents from the business archive of Queen Shulgi-simtum are the highlight of this innovative text edition. The volume features a comprehensive catalogue, transliterations of all cuneiform texts, complete indices and detailed analytical charts for all documents, as well as philological notes and illustrations for selected tablets.
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