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Collection Cuneiform Tablets: From the Reign of Gudea of Lagash to Shalmanassar III

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  • The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) External. Joint project of the University of California at Los Angeles and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. CDLI currently contains approximately 77,000 cuneiform texts, 51,000 images, and 784,000 lines of transliteration.
  • Initiative for Cuneiform Encoding (ICE) External. Cuneiform Sign Database. Cuneiform sign database for Unicode. This resource uses XML with XSL style sheets for display. The recommendation from ICE (at Johns Hopkins University) is to use Microsoft Internet Explorer, at least version 5.0 for Macintosh and 5.5 for Windows.
  • Online Resources for Mesopotamia | Department of Archaeology ( External. The University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom is a leading center for the study of ancient Mesopotamia. Currently collaborating with a number of other institutions including the University of Pennsylvania and the Iraq State Board of Antiquities and Heritage, it provides a list of very valuable online resources related to the study of Ancient Mesopotamia.
  • Sumerian Cuneiform - Online resources ( External. Mnamon, a site of the Ancient Writing Systems of the Mediterranean, provides a critical guide of online resources relating to the subject of Ancient Mesopotamian writing. These resources are selected by some of the leading scholars on Ancient Mesopotamia from a variety of institutions.