External Resources

Affiliated Open-access Projects

Digital Archive of the Annual Review of the Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/arrim/]
Through the kind permission of Kirk Grayson and with funding provided by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, ARRIM Digital Archive makes all nine issues of "The Annual Review of the Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia" (1983-1991) freely available in searchable PDF files. This digital archive is based at LMU Munich (Historisches Seminar, Alte Geschichte) and is managed by Jamie Novotny and Karen Radner.

The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) [http://cdli.ucla.edu]
A database of cuneiform tablets from the beginning of writing until the end of the pre-Christian era, directed by Robert K. Englund of UCLA.

Official Inscriptions of the Middle East in Antiquity (OIMEA) [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/oimea]
OIMEA, with its multi-project search engine, enables users to simultaneously search the translations, transliterations, and catalogues of multiple Oracc projects on which official inscriptions are edited. The project is based at LMU Munich (Historisches Seminar, Alte Geschichte) and funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. OIMEA is managed by Jamie Novotny and Karen Radner.

The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus (Oracc) [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/]
Oracc is a collaborative effort to develop a complete corpus of cuneiform whose rich annotation and open licensing support the next generation of scholarly research. Created by Steve Tinney, Oracc is steered by Jamie Novotny, Eleanor Robson, Tinney, and Niek Veldhuis.

Oracc Global Sign List [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/ogsl]
Provides a global registry of sign names, variants and readings for use by Oracc.

The Q Catalogue [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/qcat]
The "Qcat" provides a global registry of compositions rather than objects, supporting the creation of scores on Oracc.

The Royal Inscriptions of Babylonia online (RIBo) Project [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/ribo/]
This sub-project of the LMU Munich-based and Humboldt-funded Official Inscriptions of the Middle East in Antiquity (OIMEA) Project publishes open-access, annotated editions of the entire corpus of Babylonian royal inscriptions from the Second Dynasty of Isin to the Neo-Babylonian Dynasty (1157-539 BC). This rich, digital corpus has been made available through the kind permission of Rocío Da Riva and Grant Frame and with funding provided by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. RIBo is based at LMU Munich (Historisches Seminar, Alte Geschichte) and is managed by Jamie Novotny and Karen Radner. Alexa Bartelmus, Rocío Da Riva, Grant Frame, and Jamie Novotny are the primary content contributors.

The Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian Period (RINAP) Project [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/rinap/]
RINAP Online presents fully searchable, annotated editions of the royal inscriptions of Neo-Assyrian kings who reigned from 744 BC to 609 BC, from the apex of the empire to its disappearance as a political entity. Directed by Grant Frame at the University of Pennsylvania and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Suhu: The Inscriptions of Suhu online Project [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/suhu/]
This sub-project of the LMU Munich-based and Humboldt-funded Official Inscriptions of the Middle East in Antiquity (OIMEA) Project publishes open-access editions of Akkadian inscriptions from a few of the rulers of the land of Suḫu in the early first millennium BC. The project's main contributors are Grant Frame and Alexa Bartelmus.


General Resources

ABZU [http://www.etana.org/abzubib]
A guide to information related to the study of the ancient Near East on the web, 1994-. A portal run by the University of Chicago.

Livius: Mesopotamia [http://www.livius.org/babylonia.html]
A collection of articles, images and translations of ancient chronicles relating to ancient Mesopotamia, particularly Assyria and Babylonia in the first millennium BC. Created and maintained by Jona Lendering.

British Museum collection database [http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database.aspx]
This online database covers all collections of the British Museum and allows easy access to catalogue data and images. The British Museum's cuneiform tablets and other inscribed objects can also be accessed via the British Museum's pages of the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative [http://cdli.ucla.edu/collections/bm/bm.html].

Mesopotamia [http://www.mesopotamia.co.uk]
A site for school children and students, created by the British Museum.

Google Earth [http://earth.google.com/]
An interactive satellite imagery application. Explore the locations of Assyrian cities using our content for Google Earth.


Image Databases

Atlas [http://tinyurl.com/2tws6f]
The Louvre's online image database.

British Museum Highlights [http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights.aspx]
The British Museum's online image database.

Iraq Museum Database [http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ/dbfiles/Iraqdatabasehome.htm]
An online database of objects kept at the Iraq Museum, Baghdad, including objects from Nimrud [http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ/dbfiles/ex_nos.htm#nimrud_a], maintained by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Novotny Jamie

Novotny Jamie, 'External Resources', The Royal Inscriptions of Assyria online (RIAo) Project, The RIAo Project, a sub-project of MOCCI, 2016 [http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/riao/externalresources/]

 
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