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)
Table of Contents:
  • 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.