Staff and Acknowledgments

Jacob Lauinger (PhD, University of Chicago) is Associate Professor of Assyriology in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of Following the Man of Yamhad: Settlement and Territory at Old Babylonian Alalah (Brill, 2015) as well as scholarly articles on a variety of Assyriological topics. He can be reached at jlauing1 at

Tyler R. Yoder (PhD, The Ohio State University) is Instructor of History at University School. In addition to Fishers of Fish and Fishers of Men: Fishing Imagery in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East (Eisenbrauns, 2016), his scholarly publications cover topics ranging from imagery in the Hebrew Bible to Late Bronze Age scribalism. He can be reached at tyoder at

Special thanks to:

John Huehnergard for archival materials.

Shlomo Izre'el for the electronic transliterations that became the basis of our editions.

Jana Mynářová for bibliographic help.

Eleanor Robson for getting us started.

Steve Tinney for much-needed savoir faire.

Juan Pablo Vita for valuable feedback and sharing numerous photographs of tablets.

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