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Sumerian and Akkadian Royal Inscriptions, Volume 1: Presargonic Inscriptions

by Jerrold S. Cooper American Oriental Society
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Pbk 128 pages
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This is the first volume in a projected sub-series, Sumerian and Akkadian Royal Inscriptions. It provides translations of all royal inscriptions from Mesopotamia prior to the advent of Sargon of Agade. The translations are intended for scholars—Assyriologists and those in other disciplines who require acess to the data of these texts in an up-to-date, accurate, and informed presentation. The notes reflect the diversity of this audience. Indexes provide easy access to the data.





Principles of Organization, Translation and Transliteration


The Inscribed Artifacts

Structure of the Inscriptions

Adab (Ad)

E’eden (Ee)

Kish (Ki)

Lagash (La)

1. Urnanshe

2. Akurgal

3. Eanatum

4. Enanatum I

5. Enmetena

6. Enanatum II

7. Enentarzi

8. Lugalanda

9. Uru’inimgina

10. (ruler’s name not preserved)

Mari (Ma)

Nippur (Ni)

Umma (Um)


Uruk (Uk)


1. Index of Proper Names

2. Index of Texts

3. Index of Translations and Editions