Bismaya : recovering the lost city of Adab

Main Author: Wilson, Karen L.
Other Authors: Lauinger, Jacob.
Published: Chicago, IL : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical Description: xxx, 194 p. : 113 p. of pl. ; 30 cm.
Series: University of Chicago Oriental Institute publications ; v. 138
Other Editions: Bismaya : Recovering the Lost City of Adab /(Online)
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500 |a "The University of Chicago conducted excavations at the site of Bismaya (ancient Adab) in southern Iraq from December 24, 1903, until late June 1905. The work was first directed by a young American Assyriologist, Edgar James Banks, then by Victor S. Persons, an architect who had originally gone to to the Near East to assist Banks"--Preface 
504 |a Includes bibliographical notes and index. 
505 0 |a A Note on the Sources -- Early Exploration -- The University of Chicago Expedition to Bismaya and 'the Oldest Statue in the World' -- The Site, the City, and the City Wall -- Mound I, 'The Palace' : A Palace of the Isin-Larsa/Old Babylonian Period -- Mound II, 'The Cemetery': Residence(s) of the Late Early Dynastic Period and Remains of the Isin-Larsa/Old Babylonian Period -- Mound III, 'The Semitic Quarter': An Akkadian Administrative and Light Industrial Complex -- Mound IV, 'The Library': An Administrative Center During the Reign of Sharkalisharri -- Mound V, 'The Temple': A Series of Temples of the Third Millennium B.C. -- Mound X, Residences of the Akkadian Period? -- The Remaining Mounds -- Objects Whose Findspots Could Not Be Determined -- Objects Purchased by the Expedition -- Archaeology and the History of Bismaya -- Appendix A: Early Dynastic Tablets from Adab in the Collection of the Oriental Institute Museum / Monica Louise Phillips -- Appendix B : The Ur III Administrative Tablets from Adab in the Collection of the Oriental Institute Museum / Benjamin Studevent-Hickman -- Appendix C : The Old Babylonian Tablets from Adab in the Collection of the Oriental Institute Museum / Jacob Lauinger -- Appendix D. A7447 : The Inscription / Aage Westenholz -- Appendix E. Objects from Bismaya Now in the Collection of the Eski Sark Museum, Istanbul -- Appendix F. List of Objects by Oriental Institute Museum Number -- Appendix G. Bibliography of Works by Edgar J. Banks. 
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