Mnamon

Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

A critical guide to electronic resources

Akkadian Cuneiform

- (2350 B.C. - 100 A.D. ca.)



Map of places



  1. Anatolia (Diffusion area)
  2. Assur (Qal'at Sherqat) (Provenance), 'Royal inscription on brick of Erišum I, Old Assyrian period, reign of Erišum I (ca. 1940-1910 B.C.)' (Example)
  3. Babylon (Iraq) (Provenance), 'The "Law Code" of Hammurapi, inscription on diorite stele, Old Babylonian period, reign of Hammurapi (1792-1750 B.C.)' (Example)
  4. Egypt (Diffusion area)
  5. Mari (Tell Hariri, Syria) (Provenance), 'Text of Zimri-Lim, king of Mari, ca. 1780 BC, AO 20161, Musée du Louvre, Paris. ' (image)
  6. Mesopotamia (Place of origin)
  7. Susa (Iran) (Place found), 'The "Law Code" of Hammurapi, inscription on diorite stele, Old Babylonian period, reign of Hammurapi (1792-1750 B.C.)' (Example)
  8. Syria (Diffusion area)
  9. Uçtepe (Provenance), 'Inscription on the "Kurkh Monolith", with representation of the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III, 9th century BC, BM 118884, British Museum, London.' (image)