Keywords : texts

Two New Cuneiform Texts from Iri-Sağrig Including Akkadian Formulas

Ali Mohammed Ahmed

Athar Alrafedain, 2022, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 239-253
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2022.170127

This study concerns two unpublished confiscated cuneiform texts kept in the Iraq Museum belong to Ur III period (2112 – 2002) B.C.E. (IM. 235570); (IM.235558 ). Although, the texts belong to Ur III period, they contain Akkadian formulas. The subject of these texts is an oath in the name of the king by herdsmen of bulls and donkeys.                       

Unpublished Cuneiform Texts from Ur III Period (2112-2004 B.C) in Suleimaniya Museum

Athar Alrafedain, 2020, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 95-112
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2021.169573

The research dealt with the study, analysis and translation of four unpublished cuneiform texts from the third dynasty of Ur. The texts belong to the Museum of Suleimaniya. The history of the texts came back to the time of the two kings Šu-Suen (2029-2037 BC) and Ibi-Suen (2028-2004 BC) and that's based on the historical formulas that are mentioned in the texts. The contents is about the delivery receipts- to distribute a group of sheep and grain which was used in the manufacture of bread.

Unpublished ancient Babylonian texts dealing with the cattle fattening

Ahmed Maysir Fadel

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 317-328
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76879

for livestock. Including cattle is of great importance in the economic life in ancient Iraq, perhaps the most prominent of which is to benefit from its products, especially meat, dairy, leather, wool, and others. In this area, one of the priorities of the ancient Iraqis, especially the kings, was the supervision of organized sheds for livestock breeding, multiplication and fattening, and this study came to shed some light on the barn Cattle fattening in the city of Larsa during the ancient Babylonian era.

Unpublished Akkadian cuneiform texts from the Iraqi Museum

mahmood hamid ahmed

Athar Alrafedain, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 329-349
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2013.76883

In 1999, a group of archaeological pieces were seized at the Iraqi-Jordanian border, totaling (1016) pieces, the cuneiform texts representing the largest part of them, and these pieces were confiscated for the benefit of the General Authority for Antiquities and Heritage (the Iraqi Museum). Note that the texts date back to the Akkadian era and are of great importance, as they go back to an era in which the country was united under a unified central government under the leadership of King Sharrukin the Akkadian. What increases the importance of these texts is that they came from the cities of the southern part of Iraq known as the land of Sumer, and it was written in the Sumerian language under the Akkadian rule.