Temple Treasury Records and Local Politics in Ur III Mesopotamia

February 16: ISAW Visiting Research Scholar Lecture

Speaker: Xiaoli Ouyang
Location: 2nd Floor Lecture Room
Date: Tuesday, February 16
Time: 6:00 p.m.
*reception to follow

Temple Treasury Records and Local Politics in Ur III Mesopotamia

This lecture targets a group of Umma texts dated to the Ur III dynasty (c. 2112-2004 BCE), probably the best documented period in Mesopotamian history. Umma is the province with the largest number of texts, accounting for almost one third of the 90,000 or so records from this period. This group of texts documents the delivery of ...

Click here for permalink and full description