pisan dub-ba and the Direction of Cuneiform Script: Notes


1 S. A. Picchioni, “The Direction of Cuneiform Writing: Theory and Evidence,” Studi Orientali e Linguistici 2 (1984-5) 11-26; cf. further his “Die Keilschriftrichtung und ihre archäologischen Implikationen,” Sumer 42 (1986) 48-54, and “La direzione della scrittura cuneiforme e gli archivi di Tell Mardikh - Ebla,” OrNS 49 (1980) 225-251.

 

2 Picchioni, SOL 2, 19.

 

3 J. Bauer, R. K. Englund, and M. Krebernik, Mesopotamien: Späturuk-Zeit und Früdynastische Zeit (=OBO 160/1; Freiburg, Switzerland: Universitätsverlag, 1998) 18 n. 1.

 

4 A. Goetze, “Sin-Iddinam of Larsa: New Tablets from His Reign,” JCS 4 (1950) 87.

 

5 Picchioni, SOL 2, 21.

 

6 A. Loprieno, “Ancient Egyptian and Other Afroasiatic Languages,” in J. M. Sasson, ed., Civilizations of the Ancient Near East 4 (New York: Charles Scribner, 1995) 2139.

 




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