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Cuneiform Tablets in the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

"The collection of cuneiform tablets housed in the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, UC Berkeley, contains a little over 1,000 texts from nearly all periods of cuneiform. The oldest texts are royal inscriptions by Entemena (Daniel Foxvog, "Royal Inscriptions at Berkeley," Revue d''Assyriologie 72 [1978] 41). The latest phase is represented by administrative texts from Uruk. Henry F. Lutz, Professor at the Department of Semitic Languages (now the Department of Near Eastern Studies) at Berkeley from 1921-1958, acquired most of these tablets and published a considerable number of them in the series University of California Publications in Semitic Philology (UCP)..."

Author(s):  Veldhuis, Nicolaas
Format:  Website
Publisher:  Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
Publication City:  Los Angeles