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Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum: Volume 3
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Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum: Volume 3 (Hardback)

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This catalogue is the third in a series publishing the whole collection of Babylonian and Sumerian tablets in the British Museum. In this volume over 7,000 tablets acquired in the years 1898-9 are described. They include Sumerian tablets from the administrative archives of the district of Lagash of the time of the Third Dynasty of Ur, Old Babylonian tablets from the cities of Kisurra, Larsa, Sippar and Uruk, and tablets of the Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid periods from Babylon and Borsippa. There is also a small number of literary and historical texts.

M Sigrist of the Ecole Biblique, Jerusalem, is author of several books on the archives of the Third Dynasty of Ur. R Zadok is Professor of Mesopotamian, Iranian and Judaic Studies at Tel-Aviv University and author of numerous studies of the society and economy of Mesopotamia in the first millennium BC. C B F Walker is Deputy Keeper of the Department of the Ancient Near East at the British Museum. He has published several books on letters and historical and scientific texts from Babylonia in the Museum's collections.

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