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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The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) is a non-profit organization that supports and encourages the study of the cultures and history of the Near East from the earliest times to the present. ASOR was founded in 1900 by 21 institutions—including Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and Columbia. ASOR now has over 90 consortium institutions. ASOR fosters original research, archaeological excavations, and explorations; encourages scholarship in the Near East’s basic languages, cultural histories, and traditions; builds support for Near Eastern studies; and advocates high academic standards. ASOR communicates news of the latest research, findings through magazine publications, including the Bulletin of ASOR and Near Eastern Archaeology.