Recent publications: Spring and summer 2016

Culled from the Agade mailing list for your convenience, here is a list of publications in the fields of Assyriology and Mesopotamian Archeology so far in 2016. Please do write to us if we have overlooked a publication, or if anything should be added to the list!

Many thanks are due to Carlos Langa-Morales, Frank Simons and Elyze de Ridder-Zomer for their help in composing the list!

Abusch, T.

The Magical Ceremony Maqlû.

AMD 10, Brill.


Abusch, T., Schwemer, D., Luukko, M. and van Buylaere, G.

Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals, vol. 2.

AMD 8/2, Brill.


Annus, A.

The Overturned Boat: Intertextuality of the Adapa Myth and Exorcist Literature.

SAAS 24, Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project.


Bachhuber, C.

Citadel and Cemetery in Early Bronze Age Anatolia.

Equinox Publishing.


Bartelmus, A.

Fragmente einer großen Sprache. Sumerisch im Kontext der Schreiberausbildung des kassitenzeitlichen Babylonien.

UAVA 12/1-2, Walter De Gruyter


Benvenisti, R.

The Economy at the Dawn of History. Economic Institutions in Mesopotamia in the Third and the Beginning of the Second Millenium B.C.

The Hebrew University Magnes Press.


Blaylock, S.

Tille Höyük 3.1. The Iron Age: Introduction, Stratification and Architecture.

Oxbow Books.


Ceccarelli, M.

Enki und Ninmah: Eine mythische Erzählung in sumerischer Sprache.

Mohr Siebeck.


Devecchi, E., Corò, P., Maiocchi, M. and de Zorzi, N. (eds.)

Libiamo ne’ lieti calici. Ancient Near Eastern Studies presented to Lucio Milano on the occasion of his 65th Birthday by Pupils, Colleagues and Friends.

AOAT 436, Ugarit-Verlag.


Devecchi, E., Müller, G.W. and Mynářová, J. (eds.)

Current Research in Cuneiform Paleography. Proceedings of the Workshop organised at the 60ᵗʰ Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Warsaw 2014.



Donbaz, V.

Middle Assyrian Texts from Assur at the Eski Sark Eserleri Müzesi in Istanbul.

WVDOG 146, Harrassowitz Verlag.


Durand, J.-M., Marti, L. and Römer, T. (eds.)

Colères et repentirs divins.

OBO 278, Academic Press Fribourg.


Feliu, L., Karahashi, F. and Rubio, G. (eds.)

The First Ninety Years. A Sumerian Celebration in Honor of Miguel Civil

SANER 12, De Gruyter.


Gabbay, U.

The Exegetical Terminology of Akkadian Commentaries.

CHANE 82, Brill.


Geller, M., with Vacin, L.

Healing Magic and Evil Demons. Canonical Udug-hul Incantations.

De Gruyter.


George, A.R.

Mesopotamian Incantations and Related Texts in the Schøyen Collection

CUSAS 32, CDL Press.


Hellmuth Kramberger, A.

Die Pfeilspitzen aus Tall Šēh Hamad/Dūr-Katlimmu von der mittelassyrischen bis zur parthisch-römischen Zeit in ihrem westasiatischen und eurasischen Kontext.

Harrasowitz Verlag.


Hussein, M.M., translated by Altaweel, M., edited by Gibson, M.

Nimrud: The Queens’ Tombs

Oriental Institute Miscellaneous Publications.


Jenni, H. and Saur, M.

Nächstenliebe und Gottesfurcht. Beiträge aus alttestamentlicher, semitistischer und altorientalistischer Wissenschaft für Hans-Peter Mathys zum 65. Geburtstag.

AOAT 439, Ugarit-Verlag.


Jones, A., Proust, C. and Steele, J.M. (eds.)

A Mathematician’s Journeys. Otto Neugebauer and Modern Transformations of Ancient Science

Archimedes 45, Springer.


Kozyreva, Nelly V. (in Russian).

Studies in the History of Southern Mesopotamia in Early Antiquity (from the 7th to the middle of the 2nd millennium BC).



Kleber, K. & Pirngruber, R. (eds.)

Silver, Money and Credit. A Tribute to Robartus J. van der Spek on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday on 18th September 2014.

PIHANS 128, Nino.


Lackenbacher, S. and Malbran-Labat, F.

Lettres en akkadien de la «Maison d’Urtenu». Fouilles de 1994.

Ras Shamra – Ougarit 23, Peeters Publishers.


Lambert, W.G., edited by George, A.R. and Oshima, T.M.

Ancient Mesopotamian Religion and Mythology.

Mohr Siebeck.


Laneri, N. (ed.)

Hirbemerdon Tepe Archaeological Project 2003-2013 Final Report: Chronology and material culture.

Bradypus Books.


Lehmann, U.

dšára-ì-sa6 und ur-ba-gára. Untersuchungen zu den Verwaltungstexten der neusumerischen Lagaš II-Periode aus Ĝirsu.

AOAT 430, Ugarit-Verlag.


Lion, B. and Michel, C. (eds.)

The Role of Women in Work and Society in the Ancient Near East.

SANER 13, De Gruyter.


Liverani, M.

Imagining Babylon: The Modern Story of an Ancient City.

SANER 11, De Gruyter.


MacGinnis, J., Wicke, D. and Greenfield, T. (eds.)

The Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire.

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.


Mazzoni, Stefania and Pecchioli, Franca (eds.)

The Uşaklı Höyük Survey Project (2008-2012).

Firenze University Press.


Monaco, S.F.

Archaic Cuneiform Tablets From Private Collections.

CUSAS 31, CDL Press.


Mouton, A.

Rituels, mythes et prières hittites

Les Éditions du CERF.


Owen, D.I., with Kleinerman, A.

The Nesbit Tablets.

NISABA 30, Eisenbrauns.


Parpola, S.

Etymological Dictionary of the Sumerian Language.

Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project.


Radner, K., Kreppner, J. and Squitieri, A. (eds.)

Exploring the Neo-Assyrian Frontier with Western Iran: The 2015 Season at Gird-i Bazar and Qalat-i Dinka.

Peshdar Plain Project Publications 1, PeWe-Verlag.


Rendu Loisel, A.C.

Les Chants du monde. Le paysage sonore de l’ancienne Mésopotamie

Presses universitaires du Midi.


Richter, T.

Vorarbeiten zu einem hurritischen Namenbuch.

Harrasowitz Verlag.


Ryholt, K. and Barjamovic, G.

Problems of Canonicity and Identity Formation in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia

CNIP 43, Museum Tusculanum Press.


Schmid, K. and Uehlinger, C. (eds.)

Laws of Heaven – Laws of Nature. Legal Interpretations of Cosmic Phenomena in the Ancient World.

OBO 276, Academic Press Fribourg.


Stol, M.

Women in the Ancient Near East.

De Gruyter.


Tsouparopoulou, C.

The Ur III seals impressed on documents from Puzrish-Dagan/Drehem.

HSAO 16, Heidelberger Orientverlage.


Verderame, L.

Letterature dell’antica Mesopotamia.

Le Monnier Università.


von Stucky, R. A., Kaelin, O. and Mathys, H.-P.

Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

June 9-13, 2014, University of Basel.

Harrasowitz Verlag.


Warburton, D.

The Fundamentals of Economics: Lessons from the Bronze Age Near East.



Werner, P.

Der Anu-Adad Tempel in Assur.

Harrasowitz Verlag.


Zangger, E.

The Luwian Civilization: The Missing Link in the Aegean Bronze Age.

Ege Yayinlari.