In these pages, the Institute of Archaeology of Andrews Universty and the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI), an international research project based at the University of California, Los Angeles, present a database of the 2940 inscribed objects in the Siegried H. Horn Museum collection. The cuneiform tablets here were digitized, using either originals in Berrien Springs, Michigan, or copies published by Marcel Sigrist, following the standard conventions of the CDLI. The full catalog of the collection, including transliterations and translations of the texts, and word and sign glossaries is currently under construction.

Introduction to the collection
Horn Museum homepage
History of the museum


Tablets by period:

   Ur III period (ca. 2100-2000 BC)
   Old Babylonian (ca. 2000-1600 BC)
   Middle Babylonian (ca. 1500-1000 BC)
   neo-Babylonian (ca. 900-550 BC)
   Achaemenid (ca. 550-330 BC)

Tablets by text genre:

   Administrative texts
   Legal texts
   Lexical texts
   Mathematical texts

Tablets by provenience:

   Unclear ?

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The tablet to the right (AUAM 73.479)
from Drehem documents the transfer of sheep from one adminsitrative office to another during the reign of the Ur III king Amarsuen (ca. 2050 BC); click image to be directed to the text’s corresponding CDLI page.

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