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Journal of Cuneiform Studies (19 vols.)

by Michalowski, Piotr

American Schools of Oriental Research 1993–2011

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Originating in modern day Iraq and developing from pictographs, cuneiform is one of the earliest known systems of writing. Published annually since 1947 by the Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), the Journal of Cuneiform Studies presents technical and general articles on the history and language of the ancient Mesopotamian and Anatolian literate culture. This collection includes 21 years of the Journal of Cuneiform Studies from 1991 to 2011. The Journal of Cuneiform Studies brings together the best scholarship in this study of ancient language from the cradle of civilization.

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Key Features

  • Provides authoritative original analysis of ancient Mesopotamian and Anatolian literacy
  • Contains a mixture of technical and general scholarship
  • Presents scholarly reviews of publications in cuneiform studies

Individual Titles

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 43–45, 1991–1993

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Pages: 131

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Contents:

  • “The Neo-Babylonian Widow,” by Martha T. Roth
  • “The Sumerian Folktale of the Three Ox-Drivers from Adab,” by Bendt Alster
  • “An Adoption and Inheritance Contract from the Reign of Iggid-Lim of Hana,” by Amanda H. Podany, Gary M. Beckman, and Gudrun Colbow
  • “A Middle Babylonian Date for the Hana Kingdom,” by Amanda H. Podany
  • “A Shulgi Statuette from Tello,” by Claudia E. Suter
  • “A Table of 4th Powers and Related Texts from Seleucid Babylon,” by John P. Britton
  • “The Late Babylonian Kislimu Ritual for Esagil,” by G. Çaǧirgan and W. G. Lambert
  • “Is There Really a yaqtula Conjugation Pattern in the Canaanite Amarna Tablets?” by Anson F. Rainey
  • “Texts and Fragments,” by Grant Frame
  • The Hittite State Cult of the Tutelary Deities by Gregory McMahon,” review by G. Beckman
  • Adoption in Old Babylonian Nippur and the Archive of Mannum-mesu-lisser by Elizabeth C. Stone; David I. Owen,” review by Marc Van De Mieropo

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 46, 1994

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Pages: 139

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Contents:

  • “Archaic Sumerian Tags,” by Krystyna Szarzyńska
  • “A New Lagaš Text Bearing on Uruinimgina’s Reforms,” by Daniel Foxvog
  • “More Neo-Sumerian Texts from American Collections,” by David I. Owen
  • “Erubbatum im Tempel des Dagān: Eine Ur III-Zeitliche Urkunde Aus Drēḥim,” by M. Hilgert
  • “The Old Babylonian Term ‘napṭarum’,” by Raymond Westbrook
  • “Bookkeeping Practices for an Institutional Herd at Eanna,” by G. van Driel and K. R. Nemet-Nejat
  • “Egyptians in Neo-Babylonian Sippar,” by A. C. V. M. Bongenaar and B. J. J. Haring
  • “Rituals for an Eclipse Possibility in the 8th Year of Cyrus,” by Paul-Alain Beaulieu and John P. Britton
  • “On TDP Tablets XXIX and XXXI, and the Nature of SA.GIG,” by Irving L. Finkel
  • “Two New Ziqpu-Star Texts and Stellar Circles,” by Wayne Horowitz
  • “Elusive Eden: Private Property at the Dawn of History,” by Marvin A. Powell
  • “Nuzi Texts,” by John W. Carnahan, Kent G. Hillard, and Anne D. Kilmer
  • “Tablets from the Collection of the Erie Historical Museum,” by Ronald A. Veenker
  • “A Join to Enuma Anu Enlil 50,” by Wayne Horowitz
  • “A New Manuscript of Enūma Eliš, Tablet VI,” by F. N. H. Al-Rawi and J. A. Black

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 47, 1995

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Pages: 125

Contents:

  • “A New Look at Naram-Sin and the ‘Great Rebellion’,” by Steve Tinney
  • “Eine reiche Bestattung im neusumerischen Ur,” by Walther Sallaberger
  • “The Siege of Uršu Text (CTH 7) and Old Hittite Historiography,” by Gary Beckman
  • “The Domestic Cult at Emar,” by Karel van der Toorn
  • “Vowel Dissimilation as a Marker of Plurality in Neo-Assyrian,” by Kalle Fabritius
  • “The Medes at Esarhaddon’s Court,” by Mario Liverani
  • “Ein Astrolab der dritten Generation: Nv. 10,” by Veysel Donbaz and Johannes Koch
  • “The Brewers of Nippur,” by Paul-Alain Beaulieu
  • “More Valuable than All Gold: Ptolemy’s Royal Canon and Babylonian Chronology,” by Leo Depuydt
  • Epilepsy in Babylonia by M. Stol,” review by Hector Avalos
  • “Die Urkunden des babylonischen Geschäftsmannes Iddin-Marduk. Zum Handel mit Naturalien im 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr. by Cornelia Wunsch,” review by M. Dandamayev

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 48, 1996

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Pages: 101

Contents:

  • “Archaic Sumerian Standards,” by Krystyna Szarzyńska
  • “The Gates of the Eninnu,” by Wolfgang Heimpel
  • “Genitive Constructions in Sumerian,” by Gábor Zólyomi
  • “Old Babylonian Music Instruction Texts,” by Anne Kilmer and Steve Tinney
  • “Another Old Babylonian Prayer to the Gods of the Night,” by Wayne Horowitz and Nathan Wasserman
  • “Tabular Sacrifice Records and the Cultic Calendar of Neo-Babylonian Uruk,” by Ellen Robbins
  • “The Horoscope of Anu-Bēlšunu,” by Paul-Alain Beaulieu and Francesca Rochberg
  • “A Rediscovered Inscription of Aššur-Etel-Ilāni,” by Joachim Marzahn and Grant Frame
  • Die Landwirtschaft in Sippar in Neubabylonischer Zeit by Michael Jursa,” by John MacGinnis

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 49, 1997

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Pages: 118

Contents:

  • “Cultic Activities in the Sacred Area of Ishtar at Ebla during the Old Syrian Period: The "Favissae" F.5327 and F.5238,” by Nicolò Marchetti and Lorenzo Nigro
  • “Notes and Observations on Ur III Tablets from The Oriental Institute,” by Markus Hilgert
  • “Three Old Babylonian Methods for Dealing with "Pythagorean" Triangles,” by Eleanor Robson
  • “Remarks on Akkadian Grammar through the Prism of West Semitic Grammars,” by Amikam Gai
  • “Zur Bedeutung von LÁL in den „Astronomical Diaries” und in der Plejaden-Schaltregel,” by Johannes Koch
  • Keilschrifttexte aus Boghazköi. Vierzigste Heft. Texte verschiedenen Inhalts vorwiegend aus Gebäude A (Büyükkale) by Heinrich Otten; Christel Rüster,” review by Harry A. Hoffner, Jr.
  • “Hamito-Semitic Etymological Dictionary: Materials for a Reconstruction by Vladimir É. Orel; Olga V. Stolbova,” review by Gábor Takács

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 50, 1998

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Pages: 94

Contents:

  • “Ištar of Nineveh Reconsidered,” by Gary Beckman
  • “Adamdun, the Hippopotamus, and the Crocodile,” by Miguel Civil
  • “Ḫattušili I, The Lion King,” by Billie Jean Collins
  • “A New Study of Hittite -wa(r),” by Benjamin W. Fortson IV
  • “From the Disciplines of a Dictionary Editor,” by Harry A. Hoffner, Jr.
  • “Hittite arku- ‘chant, intone’ vs. arkuwā(i)- ‘Make a Plea’,” by H. Craig Melchert
  • “Cuneiform Texts from Kazane Höyük,” by Piotr Michalowski and Adnan Misir
  • “A Forgotten Hittite Fragment of the ‘KI.LAM’ Festival,” by Oğuz Soysal
  • “A New Edition of the Lagaš II Royal Inscriptions including Gudea’s Cylinders,” by Claudia E. Suter
  • “TIN.TIR = Babylon, the Question of Canonization and the Production of Meaning,” by Niek Veldhuis
  • “The Manipulative Counting of the Euphrates Crossings in the Later Inscriptions of Shalmaneser III,” by Shigeo Yamada

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 51, 1999

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Pages: 146

Contents:

  • “On the Alleged ‘Pre-Sumerian Substratum’,” by Gonzalo Rubio
  • “The Sargonic Archive of Tell el-Suleimah,” by Giuseppe Visicato
  • “Ur-Namma the Canal-Digger: Context, Continuity and Change in Sumerian Literature,” by Steve Tinney
  • “A Questionable Daughter-in-Law,” by Nele Ziegler
  • anda and andan in Neo-Hittite,” by Donna Salisbury
  • “Nabû-zuqup-kēnu, das Gilgameš-Epos und der Tod Sargons II,” by Eckart Frahm
  • “The Babylonian Man in the Moon,” by Paul-Alain Beaulieu
  • “A Siege Document from Babylon Dating to 649 B.C.,” by Grant Frame
  • “Counting and Accounting in the Proto-Literate Middle East: Examples from Two New Volumes of Proto-Cuneiform Texts,” by Jöran Friberg
  • Legends of the Kings of Akkade: The Texts by Joan Goodnick Westenholz,” review by Dominique Charpin
  • Die Darstellung des Rechtsaustrags in den altbabylonischen Prozessurkunden by Eva Dombradi,” review by Norman Yoffee

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 52, 2000

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Pages: 140

Contents:

  • “Cuneiform Texts in the Arizona State Museum, Tucson,” by D. I. Owen and E. Wasilewska
  • “Les Crevettes dans la documentation du Proche-Orient ancien,” by Brigitte Lion, Cécile Michel and Pierre Noël
  • “A Forgotten Text from Alalakh VII,” by Juan C. Oliva
  • “Kassite Exercises: Literary and Lexical Extracts,” by Niek Veldhuis
  • “Classification, Historiography and Monumental Authority: The Babylonian Entitlement ‘narûs (kudurrus),’” by Kathryn E. Slanski
  • “Dating Methods during the Early Hellenistic Period,” by Tom Boiy
  • “A šà bala-A Tablet,” by J. Huehnergard and T. M. Sharlach
  • “An Ur III Document and an Old Babylonian Cone at Colorado State University,” by Eva von Dassow
  • Landless and Hungry? Access to Land in Early and Traditional Societies: Proceedings of a Seminar Held in Leiden, 20 and 21 June, 1996 by R. Haring; R. de Maaijer,” review by Norman Yoffee
  • Texts from the Yale Babylonian Collections, Sumerian Archival Texts Volumes II and III by M. Sigrist,” review by T. Sharlach

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 53, 2001

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 150

Contents:

  • “Two Weights from Temple N at Tell Mardikh-Ebla, Syria: A Link between Metrology and Cultic Activities in the Second Millennium BC?,” by E. Ascalone and L. Peyronel
  • “The Urban Landscape of Old Syrian Ebla,” by Frances Pinnock
  • “A Minor Old Babylonian Archive about the Transfer of Personnel,” by Pietro Mander and Francesco Pomponio
  • “Neue Überlegungen zu einigen astrologischen und astronomischen Keilschrifttexten,” by Johannes Koch
  • “Fifth Century Nippur: Texts of the Murašûs and from Their Surroundings,” by Matthew W. Stolper
  • “The Solution of the Dream: A New Interpretation of Bilgames’ Death,” by Niek Veldhuis

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 54, 2002

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 134

Contents:

  • “Neue Ur-III Texte in den Nippurund Puzriš-Dagan-Sammlungen der Archäologischen Museen zu Istanbul,” by Ozaki Tohru and Fatma Yildiz
  • “Editorial Preface to the Turam-ili Tablets,” by
  • “Turam-ili and the Community of Merchants in the Ur III Period,” by Steven J. Garfinkle
  • “The Seals of the Turam-ili Archive,” by Rudolf H. Mayr
  • “Studies in Sumerian Vocabulary: dnin-ka6; immal/šilam; And še21.d,” by Niek Veldhuis
  • “A Letter from Ashurbanipal to the Elders of Elam (BM 132980),” by Matthew W. Waters
  • “Hittite Notes,” by Jared L. Miller
  • “The Stones Used in the Assyrian Sculptures,” by T. C. Mitchell and A. P. Middleton
  • “Ea-dayān, Governor of the Sealand, and Other Dignitaries of the Neo-Babylonian Empire,” by Paul-Alain Beaulieu
  • The Fara Tablets in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology by Harriet Martin; Francesco Pomponio; Giuseppe Visicato; Aage Westenholz,” by Review by: Robert K. Englund
  • The Shemshara Archives Vol. 1: The Letters by Jesper Eidem; Jørgen Læssøe,” review by Marc Van De Mieroop

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 55, 2003

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Pages: 123

Contents:

  • “A Victory over Mari and the Fall of Ebla,” by Alfonso Archi and Maria Giovanna Biga
  • “A LU E School Tablet from the Service Quarter of the Royal Palace AP at Urkesh,” by Giorgio Buccellati
  • “Of Bows and Arrows,” by Miguel Civil
  • “Searching for Akkadian Lyrics: From Old Babylonian to the ‘Liederkatalog’ KAR 158,” by Brigitte Groneberg
  • “Evidence for Post-Glottalized Consonants in Assyrian,” by N. J. C. Kouwenberg
  • “Evidentiary Procedure in the Middle Assyrian Laws,” by Raymond Westbrook
  • “Bookkeeping Practices at the Eanna Temple in Uruk in the Light of the Text NBC 4897,” by Stefan Zawadzki

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 56, 2004

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 134

Contents:

  • “Exit Ašimbabbar? The Reading of d AŠ/dili-ím-barbar,” by Bendt Alster
  • “What a Difference a Day Made . . . : On Old Babylonian Month Lengths,” by Michel Tanret
  • “An Extispicy Text from Haft-Tappe,” by Parsa Daneshmand
  • “A 8003: A Fragment of Assurbanipal Prism G,” by Jamie R. Novotny
  • “The Sun-God Tablet of Nabû-apla-iddina Revisited,” by Christopher E. Woods
  • “Ein astralmythologischer Bericht aus der Zeit der Diadochenkämpfe,” by Johannes Koch
  • “Bunch of Grapes, Swarm of Locusts,” by Jaan Puhvel
  • Spät-altbabylonische Tontafeln. Texte und Siegelabrollungen by Horst Klengel; Evelyn Klengel-Brandt,” review by Andrea Seri

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 57, 2005

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 133

Contents:

  • “Die Altsumerische Vokalharmonie Und Die Vokale Des Sumerischen,” by Jan Keetman
  • “Diplomacy and the Rituals of Politics at the Ur III Court,” by T. M. Sharlach
  • “An Ur III Tablet from Iran,” by Piotr Michalowski and Parsa Daneshmand
  • “Quelques Textes Scolaires Paléo-babyloniens Rédigés par des Femmes,” by Brigitte Lion and Eleanor Robson
  • “Another Old Babylonian Forerunner to HAR-ra=Ḫubullu XX-XXII,” by Mark E. Cohen
  • “An Old Assyrian Treaty from Kültepe,” by Veysel Donbaz
  • “Literatures In Contact: The Balaĝ Úru Àm-Ma-Ir-Ra-Bi and Its Akkadian Translation Uet 6/2, 403,” by Nathan Wasserman and Uri Gabbay
  • “Internally-Headed Relative Clauses in Akkadian: Identifying Weak Quantification in the Construct State,” by J. Cale Johnson
  • “Esarhaddon, Egypt, and Shubria: Politics and Propaganda,” by Israel Ephʿal
  • “Cuneiform Tablets in the Bristol Public Library,” by Michael Jursa and Elizabeth E. Payne
  • “A Note on the First Regnal Year of Philip III (Arrhidaeus),” by Edward M. Anson
  • “A New Scheme from Uruk for the Retrograde Arc of Mars,” by J. M. Steele

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 58, 2006

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 138

Contents:

  • “Archeological Perspectives on the Localization of Naram-Sin’s Armanum,” by Adelheid Otto
  • “‘Enki in Nippur’: Ein Bislang Unidentifiziertes, Mythologisches Fragment,” by Marie-Christine Ludwig
  • “Genre, Gender, and the Sumerian Lamentation,” by Jerrold S. Cooper
  • “Love or Death? Observations on the Role of the Gala in Ur III Ceremonial Life,” by Piotr Michalowski
  • “Textual Transmission between Babylonia and Susa: A New Solar Omen Compendium,” by Matthew T. Rutz
  • “Love Rejected: Some Notes on the Mesopotamian ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’ and the Greek Myth of ‘Hippolytus,’” by Fumi Karahashi and Carolina López-Ruiz
  • “A Not-so-Great Escape: Crime and Punishment according to a Document from Neo-Babylonian Uruk,” by Kristin Kleber and Eckart Frahm
  • “Neues vom astralmythologischen Bericht Bm 55466+,” by Johannes Koch
  • “Hittite Fragments of the State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg),” by Alexei Kassian

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 59, 2007

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 106

Contents:

  • “On the Old Babylonian Understanding of Grammar: A Reexamination of OBGT VI-X,” by Peter J. Huber
  • “[-ATR] Harmony and the Vowel Inventory of Sumerian,” by Eric J. M. Smith
  • “An Early Second-Millennium Cuneiform Archive from Chogha Gavaneh, Western Iran,” by Kamyar Abdi and Gary Beckman
  • “Individual and Family in Old Assyrian Society,” by Mogens Trolle Larsen

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 60, 2008

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 140

Contents:

  • “Considerations on a Delivery of Spearheads from Ebla,” by Alfonso Archi
  • “Namnine-Hedu, Yet Another Ur III Princess,” by Christina Tsouparopoulou
  • “TUM-ba u5-a in ‘Gilgamesch, Enkidu und die Unterwelt’ (Z. 154/161) und dessen Konnex zu den Spielgeräten ellag/pukku und E.KID-ma/mikkû,” by Robert Rollinger
  • “Kurigalzu’s Statue Inscription,” by Niek Veldhuis
  • “The Naptaru at Ugarit,” by Raymond Westbrook
  • “Ziggurats, Colors, and Planets: Rawlinson Revisited,” by Peter James and Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs
  • “The Career of a Neo-Babylonian Court Scribe,” by Shalom E. Holtz
  • “A Judgment of Darius the King,” by John MacGinnis
  • “Schrift und Phoneme im Reichsakkadischen,” by Jan Keetman
  • Tradition and the Poetics of Innovation: Sumerian Court Literature of the Larsa Dynasty (c. 2003-1763 BCE) by Nicole Maria Brisch,” review by Gonzalo Rubio
  • Ur Excavation Texts VI. Literary and Religious Texts, Third Part by Aaron Shaffer; Marie-Christine Ludwig,” review by P. Attinger
  • The Inscriptions of Tiglath-Pileser III, King of Assyria. Critical Edition, with Introductions, Translations and Commentary by Hayim Tadmor,” review by Karen Radner

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 61, 2009

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 138

Contents:

  • “Bevel-Rim Bowls and Bakeries: Evidence and Explanations from Iran and the Indo-Iranian Borderlands,” by Daniel Potts
  • “The Location of Madga,” by Wolfgang Heimpel
  • “Narām-Sîn of Uruk: A New King in an Old Shoebox,” by Eva von Dassow
  • “More Old Babylonian Music-Instruction Fragments from Nippur,” by Anne Kilmer and Jeremie Peterson
  • “A New Interpretation of the Nippur Music-Instruction Fragments,” by Jerome Colburn
  • “Zu den akkadischen Hemerologien aus Hattuša (CTH 546), Teil I. Eine Hemerologie für das ‘Rufen von Klagen’ (šigû šasû) und das ‘Reinigen seines Gewandes’ (ṣubāt-su ubbubu): KUB 4, 46 (+) KUB 43, 1,” by Jeanette C. Fincke
  • “Archaic Greek Names in a Neo-Assyrian Cuneiform Tablet from Tarsus,” by Philip C. Schmitz
  • “Three New Sources of ‘Muššuʾu,’” by Barbara Böck

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 62, 2010

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 145

Contents:

  • “Decorative Parts and Precious Abstracts at Ebla,” by Massimo Maiocchi
  • “Texts Relating to the Archive of Turam-ili in the Sulaimaniah Museum,” by Sarood T. Mohammed Taher
  • “Reading Sumerian Names, I: Ensuhkešdanna and Baba,” by Gonzalo Rubio
  • “The Sumerian Ternary Numeral System,” by Thomas E. Balke
  • “Sumerian Extract Tablets and Scribal Education,” by Paul Delnero
  • “Deux Textes Atypiques Découverts À Kültepe,” by Cécile Michel
  • “Akkadian Personal Names with Paharu as Initial Element,” by Jan Tavernier
  • “Three Early Neo–Babylonian Tablets Belonging to Bel-Etir of the Misiraya Kin Group,” by John P. Nielsen
  • “Sorcellerie Hittite,” by Alice Mouton
  • “Zu Den Akkadischen Hemerologien Aus Hattuša (CTH 546), Teil II: Die „Opferbrot-Hemerologie”,” by Jeanette C. Fincke

Journal of Cuneiform Studies, vol. 63, 2011

  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 146

Contents:

  • “Observations on the Temple Precinct EŠ3 in Archaic Uruk,” by Krystyna Szarzyńska
  • “In Search of Armi,” by Alfonso Archi
  • “New Grounds for the Ù,” by Benjamin Studevent-Hickman
  • “Lamentful Proverbs or Proverbial Laments? Intertextual Connections between Sumerian Proverbs and Emesal Laments,” by Uri Gabbay
  • “Ipiq-Aja und die Klage über Ur,” by Anne Löhnert
  • “A Newly Discovered Distant Join to YOS 10 30 in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow,” by Ilya Khait
  • “Writing and Mesopotamian Divination: The Case of Alternative Interpretation,” by Abraham Winitzer
  • “Blood in Hittite Ritual,” by Gary Beckman
  • “Barm and Balm, Hittite Style,” by Jaan Puhvel
  • “The Ritual Tablet of Maqlû: Two New Fragments,” by Daniel Schwemer
  • “Prebend Prices in First-Millennium b.c. Babylonia,” by Reinhard Pirngruber and Caroline Waerzeggers
  • Die Aḫḫijawa-Frage, mit einer kommentierten Bibliographie. Dresdner Beiträge zur Hethitologie 26. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, by Robert Fischer” review by Gary Beckman

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  • Title: Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • Editor: Piotr Michalowski
  • Publisher: American Schools of Oriental Research
  • Volumes: 19
  • Pages: 2,481

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