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By Harriet Crawford

ISBN-10: 0415569672

ISBN-13: 9780415569675

The Sumerian World explores the archaeology, heritage and paintings of southern Mesopotamia and its relationships with its neighbours from c.3,000 - 2,000BC. together with fabric hitherto unpublished from contemporary excavations, the articles are organised thematically utilizing proof from archaeology, texts and the traditional sciences. This huge remedy also will make the quantity of curiosity to scholars trying to find comparative info in allied topics resembling historical literature and early religions.

Providing an authoritative, finished and recent review of the Sumerian interval written via the superior certified students within the box, The Sumerian World will fulfill scholars, researchers, lecturers, and the an expert layperson wishing to appreciate the area of southern Mesopotamia within the 3rd millennium.

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Pdf. Jacobsen, Thorkild. 1958. La géographie et les voies de communication du pays de Sumer. Revue d’Assyriologie 52: 127–129. —— 1960. The waters of Ur. Iraq 22: 174–185. Kenoyer, Jonathon M. 1990. Shell artifacts from Lagash, al-Hiba. Sumer 46: 64–66. F. 1960. Foreign Trade in the Old Babylonian Period as Revealed by Texts from Southern Mesopotamia. Leiden: Studia et documenta ad iura orientis antique pertinenta VI. Maekawa, Kazuya. 1974. The development of the é-mi of Lagash during the Early Dynastic III.

Many tablets show the clear imprint of the reed mats upon which they lay as they dried (Boehmer 1999: 51–56, 66–67, 71–74, 90–104). Contemporary protoliterate lexical lists include dozens of ideographs for reeds and reed products, waterfowl, fish, dried fish, fish traps, dried and processed fish flour, as well as those for cattle and dairy products, and fifty-eight terms relating to wild and domestic pigs. The slightly later “professions” lists record offices including “fisheries governor” and “fisheries accountant” that endure one and one-half millennia (Englund 1998).

Owen, pp153–159. Bethesda: CDL Press. Hemker, C. 1993. Altorientalische Kanalisation: Untersuchungen zu Be- und Entwässerungsanlagen im mesopotamisch–syrisch–anatolischen Raum. 1. Text. 2. Abbildungen. Abhandlungen der deutschen Orient Gesellschaft 22. Munster: Agenda Verlag. Heyvaert, Vanessa and Cecile Baeteman. 2008. A Middle to Late Holocene avulsion history of the Euphrates River: a case study from Tell ed-Der, Iraq, Lower Mesopotamia. Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 2401–2410. 024. Hritz, Carrie.

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