About the Project

BM 40090+

Image: BM 40090 + (Copyright of the British Museum; photo: R. Da Riva)

This open-access project intends to present up-to-date editions of Divine Love Lyrics (DLL) of 1st-millennium BCE. The project was intiated in November 2017 and is led by Rocío Da Riva [http://www.ub.edu/prehist/component/tlpteam/team/dra-rocio-da-riva-munoz?Itemid=220] (Professor of Prehistory, ICREA Academia Research Prize Awardee 2014, Departament d'Història i Arqueologia, Universitat de Barcelona) and Nathan Wasserman [https://sites.google.com/site/wassermannathan/Home] (Professor of Assyriology, Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem).

Contact Information

Rocío Da Riva

Address: Department of History and Archaeology, University of Barcelona, Montalegre 6-8, E- 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Website: http://www.ub.edu/prehist/component/tlpteam/team/dra-rocio-da-riva-munoz?Itemid=220 [http://www.ub.edu/prehist/component/tlpteam/team/dra-rocio-da-riva-munoz?Itemid=220]
E-mail: mrdarivam@ub.edu [mailto:mrdarivam@ub.edu]

Nathan Wasserman

Address: Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91905 Israel
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/wassermannathan/Home [https://sites.google.com/site/wassermannathan/Home]
E-mail: nathan.wasserman@mail.huji.ac.il [mailto:nathan.wasserman@mail.huji.ac.il]

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Home Page and Thumbnail Photograph Credit (Oracc Project Page)

Clay plaque depicting a richly dressed goddess lying on a wedding bed, probably Ištar, the goddess of love and war. This 2nd millennium-BCE Babylonian object (87.160.796) was a bequest of Joseph Ternbach, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir.

Rocío Da Riva & Nathan Wasserman

Rocío Da Riva & Nathan Wasserman, 'About the Project', LoveLyrics, The LoveLyrics Project, 2019 [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/rinap/abouttheproject/]

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