The Cuneiform Digital Library
1991 - 2012
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- Location Information
Sumer is located in the south of modern Iraq. Sumerian was used across the Ancient Near East from Iran to Turkey.
- Time Period Studied
3200 BCE to the turn of the era
- Steve Tinney, University of Pennsylvania
- Bob Englund, University of California at Los Angeles
- Eleanor Robson, Cambridge University, England
- Niek Veldhuis, University of California at Berkeley
- Project Overview
The CDL is closely linked to the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative, which provides core cataloging and archiving facilities for the entire cuneiform corpus. CDL provides a framework for cooperation and facilities for translation and linguistic annotation which allows scholars from around the world to build richly annotated corpora set in an interpretive context.
- Additional Sponsors
Cuneiform Digital Library (CDL) is a global cooperation for creating online resources about the Ancient Near East for research and pedagogical purposes.