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BM: BIBLIOTHECA MESOPOTAMICA
A series devoted to primary sources and interpretive analyses for the study of Mesopotamian civilization and its influence, from late prehistoric times to the end of the cuneiform tradition.


BM 1. Old Sumerian and Old Akkadian Texts in Philadelphia, Chiefly from Nippur. Part I: Literary and Lexical Texts, and the Earliest Administrative Documents from Nippur.

Aage Westenholz.

1975. Pp. xii + 199 + 3pls.

Cloth ISBN 008-1 $35.00

Table of Contents


BM 2/1. Babylonian Planetary Omens. Part I: The Venus Tablet.

Erica Reiner and David Pingree.

1975. Pp. iv + 65.

Paper ISBN 010-3 $20.00

Front Matter

Online version 1.8MB


BM 2/2. Babylonian Planetary Omens. Part II: Enuma Anu Enlil, Tablet 50-51.

Erica Reiner and David Pingree.

1981. Pp. 100.

Paper ISBN 049-9 $20.00

Front Matter

Online version 3.6MB


BM 3. Inscriptions from Al-Hiba-Lagash, the First and Second Seasons (reprinted with addenda).

Robert D. Biggs.

1976. Pp 45 + 2 pls.

Paper ISBN 017-0 $11.00

Table of Contents


BM 4. The Legacy of Sumer.

Denise Schmandt-Besserat, Ed.

1976. Pp. ii + 136 + 68 pls.

Out of print


BM 5. The Economic Role of the Crown in the Old Babylonian Period.

Norman Yoffee.

1977. Pp. vii + 160.

Out of print


BM 6. Seals and Sealing in the Ancient Near East.

McGuire Gibson and Robert D. Biggs, Eds.

1977. Pp 160 + microfiche.

Paper ISBN 022-7 $31.00

Front Matter

Online version 4MB


BM 7. Mountains and Lowlands: Essays in the Archaeology of Greater Mesopotamia.

Louis D. Levine and T. Cuyler Young, Jr, Eds.

1977. Pp. x + 405 + 26 pls.

Out of print


BM 8. The Court of the Palms: A Functional Interpretation of the Mari Palace.

Yasin M. Al-Khalesi.

1978. Pp. viii + 85 + 5 pls.

Cloth ISBN 029-4 $35.00

Front Matter

Online version 3.8MB


BM 9. Gli eponimi medio-assiri.

Claudio Saporetti.

1979. Pp. viii + 184.

Cloth ISBN 037-5 $44.00

Paper ISBN 037-5 $31.00

Front Matter

Online version 6.1MB


BM 10. Terqa Preliminary Reports No. 10: The Fourth Season.

Giorgio Buccellati.

1979. Pp. iv + 90 + 28 pls. + 23 figs.

Paper ISBN 042-1 $32.00

Front Matter

Online version 33.2MB


BM 11. Les sattukku dans l'Esumesa durant la période d'Isin et Larsa.

René Marcel Sigrist.

1984. Pp. ix + 208.

Paper ISBN 048-0 $43.00

Front Matter

Online version 8MB


12. The Rituals of the Diviner.

Ivan Starr.

1983. Pp. x + 145.

Paper ISBN 064-2 $29.00

Table of Contents


BM 13. An Early Village Site at Zawi Chemi Shanidar.

Rose L. Solecki.

1981. Pp. vi + 85 + 13 pl.

Paper ISBN 068-5 $21.00

Front Matter

Online version 24.7MB


BM 14. Salinity and Irrigation Agriculture in Antiquity: Diayala Basin Archaeological Projects, 1957-58.

Thorkild Jacobsen.

1982. Pp. xiv + 116 + 20 pls.

Paper ISBN 092-8 $26.00

Table of Contents


BM 15. Catalogue of Artifacts in the Babylonian Collection of the Lowie Museum of Anthropology.

Yoko Tomabechi.

1984. Pp. xii + 68 + 15 pls.

Paper ISBN 106-1 $35.00

Table of Contents


16. Terqa Final Reports No. 1: L'Archive de Puzurum.

Olivier Rouault.

1984. Pp. xxii + 92 + 20 pls.

Paper ISBN 102-9 $26.00

Front Matter

Online version 9.6MB


BM 17. Old Babylonian Texts from Kish Conserved in the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

Veysel Donbaz and Norman Yoffee.

1986. Pp. viii + 94 + 6 pls.

Cloth ISBN 087-1 $36.00

Paper ISBN 086-3 $23.00

Table of Contents


BM 18. Frauen in Altsumerischer Zeit.

Julia M. Asher-Greve.

1985. Pp. xxii + 223 + 32 pls.

Paper ISBN 162-2 $50.00

Front Matter

Online version 27.4MB


BM 19. Studies in Ishchali Documents.

Samuel Greengus.

1986. Pp. ix + 252.

Cloth ISBN 166-5 $49.00

Paper ISBN 167-3 $39.00

Table of Contents


BM 20. Mozan 1: The Soundings of the First Two Seasons.

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati.

1988. Pp. vi + 158 + 24 pls.

Cloth ISBN 195-9 $31.00

Paper ISBN 194-0 $22.00

Front Matter

Online version 5MB


BM 21. Insight through Images: Studies in Honor of Edith Porada.

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Paolo Matthiae, and Maurits van Loon, Eds.
Contributors: P. Amiet, R. Amiran, F. Baffi Guardata, R. D. Barnett, P. Beck, J. Boardman & R. Moorey, R. M. Boehmer, M. A. Brandes, D. Collon, R. Dolce, R. H. Dyson, Jr. & M. V. Harris, D. Homès-Fredericq, B. Hrouda, V. Karageorghis, M. Kelly-Buccellati, E. Klengel-Brandt, B. Mallowan, J.-C. Margueron, R. Mayer-Opificius, S. Mazzoni, U. Moortgat-Correns, H. J. Nissen, Nimet Ozgüç, S. M. Paley, F. Pinnock, U. Seidl, S. Shaath, M. van Loon, I. J. Winter.

1986. Pp. x + 268 + 64 pls.

Paper ISBN 189-4 $45.00

Table of Contents


BM 22. The Oriental Institute Excavations at Selenkahiye, Syria: Terra-Cotta Figurines and Model Vehicles.

Harold Liebowitz and Maurits van Loon, Eds.

1988. Pp. xiv + 60 + 34 pls.

Cloth ISBN 105-3 $23.00

Paper ISBN 104-5 $16.00

Front Matter

Online version 12.1MB


BM 23. Studies in the Chronology and Regional Style of Old Babylonian Cylinder Seals.

Lamia Al-Gailani Werr.

1988. Pp. x + 110 + 44 pls. + photos.

Paper ISBN 172-X $21.00

Front Matter

Online version 37.3MB


BM 24. The Late Babylonian Texts of the Oriental Institute Collection.

David Weisberg.

1991. Pp. viii + 87 + 131 pls.

Cloth ISBN 301-3 $31.00

Paper ISBN 300-5 $21.00

Table of Contents


BM 25. New Horizons in the Study of Ancient Syria.

Mark Chavalas and John Hayes, Eds.
Contributors: M. W. Chavalas, M. C. Astour, G. M. Beckman, D. E. Fleming, C. H. Gordon, W. W. Hallo, H. A. Hoffner, Jr., D. I. Owen.

1992. Pp. viii + 232.

Cloth ISBN 324-2 $41.00

Paper ISBN 323-4 $31.00

Table of Contents


BM 26. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 3. Urkesh and the Hurrians: Studies in Honor of Lloyd Cotsen.

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Eds.
Contributors: G. Buccellati, E. Elster, M. Kelly-Buccellati, F. Buccellati, R. Hauser, P. Steinkeller, M. Salvini, G. Wilhelm, V. Vs. Ivanov, H. A. Hoffner, Jr.

1998. Pp. 200 + 15 pls.

Cloth ISBN 501-4 $35.00

Paper ISBN 502-2 $25.00

Front Matter

Online version 18.9MB


BM 27. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 4. Gli Opifici di Urkesh: Conservazione e restauro a Tell Mozan. Atti della Tavola Rotonda tenuta presso L'Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Firenze, 23 Novembre 1999.

A cura di Sophie Bonetti.
Contributors: C. Acidini, G. Bonsanti, M. Michelucci, S. Bonetti, G. Buccellati, M. Kelly-Buccellati, B. Angeli, P. Pfälzner, F. Buccellati, P. E. Pecorella, L. Castelletti, G. Chiari.

2001. Pp. 106 + 17 figs. + 28 ill.

Paper ISBN 511-1 $30.00

Front Matter

Online version 30.7MB


BM 28. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 5. Reading Figurines: Animal Representations in Terra Cotta from Royal Building AK.

Rick Hauser. Renderings by Claudia Wettstein.

2007. Pp. xxviii + 625.

Paper ISBN 978-0-9798937-0-4 $60.00

Front Matter

Online version 39.4MB


BM 29. Terqa Final Reports No. 2: Les textes des saisons 5 à 9.

Olivier Rouault.

2011. Pp. 158.

Paper ISBN 978-0-9798937-1-1 $35.00

Front Matter

Online version 39MB


BM 30. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 6. Three-dimensional Volumetric Analysis in an Archaeological Context.

Federico Buccellati.

2016. Pp. xiv + 387.

An International Academy of Archaeology dual edition.

Cloth ISBN 978-0-9798937-2-8 $15.00

Front Matter

Online version 8.2MB

Online version (High Resolution) 110.1MB