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Other useful links

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     Below are links to websites dedicated to the study of ancient tablets and other texts, usually including an archive or online database.

CDLI – The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (2015)
          The premier Assyriological website, this is a pace-setting project for the encoding of cuneiform texts of the third millennium, with a host of important spin-offs. [gB. Accessed 27 January 2015, rL]

The Cuneiform Inscriptions of the University of Minnesota (2010)
          A nicely presented publication of a collection of 19 tablets, mostly from the Ur III period, maintained by Eva von Dassow. [gB. Accessed 27 January 2015, rL]

Database of Neo-Sumerian Texts (BDTNS)
          Searchable database of Neo-Sumerian tablets mainly from Ur, Nippur, Drehem, Girsu and Umma. Contains over 95,000 administrative cuneiform tablets. [rL. Accessed 28 January 2015]

The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature (2003-2006)
          Sumerian literary texts in transliteration and translation, with bibliography, maintained by the University of Oxford. [gB. Accessed 27 January 2015, rL]

Emar Online Database
          Database with references for publications on the tablets from Tell Meskene/Emar. [rL. Accessed 28 January 2015]

Nineveh Tablet Collection
          Babylonian tablets from Nineveh located in the British Museum. Run by Jeanette C. Fincke [rL. Accessed 28 January 2015]

OATP - Old Assyrian Text Project (2012)
          Publication of Old Assyrian texts, searchable and with transliterations. [rL. Accessed 28 January 2015]

West Semitic Research Project (1997-2015)
          Database of images of ancient texts relating to the Near East. Has "educational" aspect as well as "scholarly" portion. Involves research from different universities and different techniques. Not strictly archaeological. [cJC. Accessed 27 January 2015, rL]

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