Cuneiform texts from the folios of W.G. Lambert

W.G. Lambert's line drawings of cuneiform tablets from the British Museum, together with his meticulous editions of their contents, form a contribution to Assyriologie unrivaled in his generation. Upon his death in 2011, Lambert bequeathed his academic legacy to A.R. George, who discovered amon...

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Main Author: Lambert, W. G. 1926-2011
Contributors: George, A. R. 1955- (Publisher, Editor); Taniguchi, Junko 1971- (Publisher, Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: University Park, Pennsylvania Eisenbrauns [2019]-
Series/Journal:Mesopotamian civilizations
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Cuneiform text
Further subjects:B Sumerian language Texts Catalogs
B Akkadian language Texts Catalogs
B Cuneiform inscriptions, Sumerian Catalogs
B Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian Catalogs
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Summary:W.G. Lambert's line drawings of cuneiform tablets from the British Museum, together with his meticulous editions of their contents, form a contribution to Assyriologie unrivaled in his generation. Upon his death in 2011, Lambert bequeathed his academic legacy to A.R. George, who discovered among its contents approximately 1,400 unpublished pencil drawings. He and Junko Taniguchi took over the task of converting the drawings into images suitable for publication