Recent publications: Spring 2017

List of Publications

Culled from the Agade mailing list for your convenience, this is a list of publications that have appeared so far in the fields of Assyriology and Mesopotamian Archeology in the Spring of 2017. An honorable mention goes also to Love Letter in Cuneiform by Tomás Zmeskal, translated by Alex Zucker.

Please do write to us if we have overlooked a publication, or if anything should be added to the list!

Baldacci, M. Le Origini della Navigazione: Mesopotamia e Mediterraneo Antico. Capone Editore, 2017.

Briffa, J.M. and Sagona, C. Catalogue of Artefacts from Malta in the British Museum. Archaeopress Archaeology, 2017.

Charpin, D. La vie méconnue des temples mésopotamiens. Collège de France, Les Belles Lettres, 2017.

Charvát, P. Signs from silence – Ur of the first Sumerians. Karolinum, 2017.

Cranz, I. Atonement and Purification. Priestly and Assyro-Babylonian Perspectives on Sin and its Consequences. Mohr Siebeck, 2017.

Felli, C. How to Cope with Death: Mourning and Funerary Practices in the Ancient Near East. Edizioni ETS, 2016.

Heffron, Y., Stone, A., and Worthington, M. (eds.) At the Dawn of History: Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honour of J. N. Postgate. Eisenbrauns, 2017.

Höflmayer, F. (ed.) The Late Third Millennium in the Ancient Near East: Chronology, C14, and Climate Change. OIS 11, The Oriental Institute, 2017.

Foster, K.F. (ed.) Ex Oriente Lux et Veritas: Yale, Salisbury and Early Orientalism. Yale Babylonian Collection, 2017.

Freedman, S. If a City Is Set on a Height. The Akkadian Omen Series Shumma Alu ina mele Shakin, Volume 3: Tablets 41-63. OPSNKF 20, Eisenbrauns, 2017.

Jacobseb, L. The Legal Status of the Mother in the Ancient Near East and the Bible. Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2017.

Jiménez, E. The Babylonian Disputation Poems. With Editions of the Series of the Poplar, Palm and Vine, the Series of the Spider, and the Story of the Poor, Forlorn Wren. CHANE 87, Brill, 2017.

Kouwenberg, N.J.C. A Grammar of Old Assyrian. Brill, 2017.

Langlois, A.-I. Les archives de la princesse Iltani découvertes à Tell al-Rimah (XIIIe siècle avant J.-C.) et l’histoire du royaume de Karana/Qaṭṭara. Mémoires de N.A.B.U. 18, Archibab 2, 2017.

Laursen, S. and Steinkeller, P. Babylonia, the Gulf Region and the Indus Archaeological and Textual Evidence for Contact in the Third and Early Second Millennia BC. MC 20, Eisenbrauns, 2017.

Liu, C. Organization, Administrative Practices and Written Documentation in Mesopotamia during the Ur III Period (c. 2112–2004 BC). A Case Study of Puzriš-Dagan in the Reign of Amar-Suen. KEF 3, Ugarit-Verlag, 2017.

Liverani, M. Assyria: The Imperial Mission. MC 21, Eisenbrauns, 2017.

Matthiae, P. and D’Andrea, M. (eds.) L’archeologia del sacro e l’archeologia del culto. Ebla e la Siria dall’Età del Bronzo all’Età del Ferro. Bardi Edizioni, 2016.

Mouton, A. Hititology Today: Studies on Hittite and Neo-Hittite Anatolia in Honor of Emmanuel Laroche’s 100th Birthday. IFEA, 2017.

Muller, B. Maquettes antiques d’Orient. De l’image d’architecture au symbole. Éditions A. et J. Picard, 2016.

Neumann, G. Altorientalische Siegel und Keilschriftdokumente im Archäologischen Museum der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster. AVO 20, Ugarit-Verlag/Eisenbrauns, 2017.

Pirngruber, R. The Economy of Late Achaemenid and Seleucid Babylonia. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Schwemer, D. The Anti-Witchcraft Ritual Maqlû. The Cuneiform Sources of a Magic Ceremony from Ancient Mesopotamia. Harrassowitz, 2017.

Schroer, S. and Münger, S. (eds.) Khirbet Qeiyafa in the Shephelah. Papers Presented at a Colloquium of the Swiss Society of Ancient Near Eastern Studies held at the University of Bern, September 6, 2014. OBO 282, Academic Press Fribourg, 2017.

Shepperson, M. Sunlight and Shade in the First Cities: A sensory archaeology of early Iraq. Mundus Orientis 1, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016.

Squitieri, A. Stone Vessels in the Near East during the Iron Age and the Persian Period. ArchaeoPress, 2017.

Steele, J.M. Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy. Springer, 2017.

Velhartická, Š. (ed.) Audias fabulas veteres. Anatolian Studies in Honor of Jana Součková-Siegelová. CHANE 79, Brill, 2016.

Waters, M. Ctesias’ Persica and Its Near Eastern Context. University of Wisconsin Press, 2017.

Westbrook, R. (ed.) A History of Ancient Near Eastern Law (paperback). SBL Press, 2017.

Zólyomi, G. An Introduction to the Grammar of Sumerian. Eötvös University Press, 2017.

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