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Library of Congress Articles

Moore, David K. " The Brick of Shalmaneser." The Library of Congress Information Bulletin 58, no. 11 (November 1999).

Tyler, Christina. “ Clay Tablets Reveal Accounting Answers.The Gazette 10, no. 36 (October 1,1999).

External Web Sites

The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) Joint project of the University of California at Los Angeles and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. CDLI currently contains approximately 77,000 cuneiform texts, 51,000 images, and 784,000 lines of transliteration.

Write Like a Babylonian Site from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Create your own monogram in Babylonian cuneiform.

Cuneiform Collection. Project was supported by the University of Minnesota's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. Information on Sumer during the Ur III period, how the Science Museum obtained its cuneiform collection, the museum’s latest cuneiform tablet, and complete transliterations and translations of the Science Museum's collection (tablet catalog).

Initiative for Cuneiform Encoding ( ICE) Cuneiform Sign Database. Cuneiform sign database for Unicode. This resource uses XML with XSL style sheets for display. The recommendation from ICE (at Johns Hopkins University) is to use Microsoft Internet Explorer, at least version 5.0 for Macintosh and 5.5 for Windows.


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