Private Commemorative Inscriptions of the Early Dynastic and Sargonic Periods: Some Considerations
2016 (English)In: Materiality of Writing in Early Mesopotamia / [ed] Thomas E. Balke, Christina Tsouparopoulou, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2016, 47-71 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
The article presents a preliminary survey of third millennium Sumerian and Akkadian inscriptions before the Neo-Sumerian period on objects dedicated to gods. Manufacture, object types and social standing of persons offering such objects are examined, and the structure and contents of the inscriptions are analyzed. Comparisons to royal inscriptional materials are drawn, offering new results and new avenues for research.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2016. 47-71 p.
, Materiale Textkulturen, ISSN 2198-6932 ; 13
3rd millennium, Sumerian, Akkadian, commemorative inscriptions, votive objects
Other Humanities not elsewhere specified Specific Languages Religious Studies Archaeology
Research subject Assyriology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-217415DOI: 10.1515/9783110459630-003ISBN: 978-3-11-045962-3ISBN: 978-3-11-045963-0ISBN: 978-3-11-045982-1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-217415DiVA: diva2:904522