Sumerology


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Sumerology

the study of the language, history, and archaeology of the Sumerians. — Sumerologist, n.
See also: Language
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Noun1.Sumerology - the archeology of ancient Sumerians
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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Articles celebrate Sjoberg's interests and achievements in Sumerology by presenting new texts or updated editions, by offering lexical studies, or by treating topics such as the structure of the Sumerian debate poems or the Early Dynastic lexical tradition.
The 23 papers in this volume celebrate both Civil's 90th birthday and the 90th anniversary of Sumerology emerging as a distinct field within Assyriology and Ancient Near East studies.