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BM: BIBLIOTHECA MESOPOTAMICA
A series devoted to primary sources and interpretive analyses for the study of Mesopotamian civilization and its influence, from late prehistoric times to the end of the cuneiform tradition.

Editor: Federico Buccellati


BM 1. Old Sumerian and Old Akkadian Texts in Philadelphia, Chiefly from Nippur. Part I: Literary and Lexical Texts, and the Earliest Administrative Documents from Nippur.

Aage Westenholz.

1975. Pp. xii + 199 + 3pls.

Cloth ISBN 008-1 $35.00

Table of Contents


BM 2/1. Babylonian Planetary Omens. Part I: The Venus Tablet.

Erica Reiner and David Pingree.

1975. Pp. iv + 65.

Paper ISBN 010-3 $20.00

Front Matter

Online version 1.8MB


BM 2/2. Babylonian Planetary Omens. Part II: Enuma Anu Enlil, Tablet 50-51.

Erica Reiner and David Pingree.

1981. Pp. 100.

Paper ISBN 049-9 $20.00

Front Matter

Online version 3.6MB


BM 3. Inscriptions from Al-Hiba-Lagash, the First and Second Seasons (reprinted with addenda).

Robert D. Biggs.

1976. Pp 45 + 2 pls.

Paper ISBN 017-0 $11.00

Table of Contents

Online version 6.7MB



BM 4. The Legacy of Sumer.

Denise Schmandt-Besserat, Ed.

1976. Pp. ii + 136 + 68 pls.

Out of print


BM 5. The Economic Role of the Crown in the Old Babylonian Period.

Norman Yoffee.

1977. Pp. vii + 160.

Out of print


BM 6. Seals and Sealing in the Ancient Near East.

McGuire Gibson and Robert D. Biggs, Eds.

1977. Pp 160 + microfiche.

Paper ISBN 022-7 $31.00

Front Matter

Online version 4MB


BM 7. Mountains and Lowlands: Essays in the Archaeology of Greater Mesopotamia.

Louis D. Levine and T. Cuyler Young, Jr, Eds.

1977. Pp. x + 405 + 26 pls.

Out of print


BM 8. The Court of the Palms: A Functional Interpretation of the Mari Palace.

Yasin M. Al-Khalesi.

1978. Pp. viii + 85 + 5 pls.

Cloth ISBN 029-4 $35.00

Front Matter

Online version 3.8MB


BM 9. Gli eponimi medio-assiri.

Claudio Saporetti.

1979. Pp. viii + 184.

Cloth ISBN 037-5 $44.00

Paper ISBN 037-5 $31.00

Front Matter

Online version 6.1MB


BM 10. Terqa Preliminary Reports No. 10: The Fourth Season.

Giorgio Buccellati.

1979. Pp. iv + 90 + 28 pls. + 23 figs.

Paper ISBN 042-1 $32.00

Front Matter

Online version 33.2MB


BM 11. Les sattukku dans l'Esumesa durant la période d'Isin et Larsa.

René Marcel Sigrist.

1984. Pp. ix + 208.

Paper ISBN 048-0 $43.00

Front Matter

Online version 8MB


12. The Rituals of the Diviner.

Ivan Starr.

1983. Pp. x + 145.

Paper ISBN 064-2 $29.00

Table of Contents


BM 13. An Early Village Site at Zawi Chemi Shanidar.

Rose L. Solecki.

1981. Pp. vi + 85 + 13 pl.

Paper ISBN 068-5 $21.00

Front Matter

Online version 24.7MB


BM 14. Salinity and Irrigation Agriculture in Antiquity: Diayala Basin Archaeological Projects, 1957-58.

Thorkild Jacobsen.

1982. Pp. xiv + 116 + 20 pls.

Paper ISBN 092-8 $26.00

Table of Contents


BM 15. Catalogue of Artifacts in the Babylonian Collection of the Lowie Museum of Anthropology.

Yoko Tomabechi.

1984. Pp. xii + 68 + 15 pls.

Paper ISBN 106-1 $35.00

Table of Contents


16. Terqa Final Reports No. 1: L'Archive de Puzurum.

Olivier Rouault.

1984. Pp. xxii + 92 + 20 pls.

Paper ISBN 102-9 $26.00

Front Matter

Online version 9.6MB


BM 17. Old Babylonian Texts from Kish Conserved in the Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

Veysel Donbaz and Norman Yoffee.

1986. Pp. viii + 94 + 6 pls.

Cloth ISBN 087-1 $36.00

Paper ISBN 086-3 $23.00

Table of Contents


BM 18. Frauen in Altsumerischer Zeit.

Julia M. Asher-Greve.

1985. Pp. xxii + 223 + 32 pls.

Paper ISBN 162-2 $50.00

Front Matter

Online version 27.4MB


BM 19. Studies in Ishchali Documents.

Samuel Greengus.

1986. Pp. ix + 252.

Cloth ISBN 166-5 $49.00

Paper ISBN 167-3 $39.00

Table of Contents


BM 20. Mozan 1: The Soundings of the First Two Seasons.

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati.

1988. Pp. vi + 158 + 24 pls.

Cloth ISBN 195-9 $31.00

Paper ISBN 194-0 $22.00

Front Matter

Online version 5MB


BM 21. Insight through Images: Studies in Honor of Edith Porada.

Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Paolo Matthiae, and Maurits van Loon, Eds.
Contributors: P. Amiet, R. Amiran, F. Baffi Guardata, R. D. Barnett, P. Beck, J. Boardman & R. Moorey, R. M. Boehmer, M. A. Brandes, D. Collon, R. Dolce, R. H. Dyson, Jr. & M. V. Harris, D. Homès-Fredericq, B. Hrouda, V. Karageorghis, M. Kelly-Buccellati, E. Klengel-Brandt, B. Mallowan, J.-C. Margueron, R. Mayer-Opificius, S. Mazzoni, U. Moortgat-Correns, H. J. Nissen, Nimet Ozgüç, S. M. Paley, F. Pinnock, U. Seidl, S. Shaath, M. van Loon, I. J. Winter.

1986. Pp. x + 268 + 64 pls.

Paper ISBN 189-4 $45.00

Table of Contents


BM 22. The Oriental Institute Excavations at Selenkahiye, Syria: Terra-Cotta Figurines and Model Vehicles.

Harold Liebowitz and Maurits van Loon, Eds.

1988. Pp. xiv + 60 + 34 pls.

Cloth ISBN 105-3 $23.00

Paper ISBN 104-5 $16.00

Front Matter

Online version 12.1MB


BM 23. Studies in the Chronology and Regional Style of Old Babylonian Cylinder Seals.

Lamia Al-Gailani Werr.

1988. Pp. x + 110 + 44 pls. + photos.

Paper ISBN 172-X $21.00

Front Matter

Online version 37.3MB


BM 24. The Late Babylonian Texts of the Oriental Institute Collection.

David Weisberg.

1991. Pp. viii + 87 + 131 pls.

Cloth ISBN 301-3 $31.00

Paper ISBN 300-5 $21.00

Table of Contents


BM 25. New Horizons in the Study of Ancient Syria.

Mark Chavalas and John Hayes, Eds.
Contributors: M. W. Chavalas, M. C. Astour, G. M. Beckman, D. E. Fleming, C. H. Gordon, W. W. Hallo, H. A. Hoffner, Jr., D. I. Owen.

1992. Pp. viii + 232.

Cloth ISBN 324-2 $41.00

Paper ISBN 323-4 $31.00

Table of Contents


BM 26. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 3. Urkesh and the Hurrians: Studies in Honor of Lloyd Cotsen.

Giorgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati, Eds.
Contributors: G. Buccellati, E. Elster, M. Kelly-Buccellati, F. Buccellati, R. Hauser, P. Steinkeller, M. Salvini, G. Wilhelm, V. Vs. Ivanov, H. A. Hoffner, Jr.

1998. Pp. 200 + 15 pls.

Cloth ISBN 501-4 $35.00

Paper ISBN 502-2 $25.00

Front Matter

Online version 18.9MB


BM 27. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 4. Gli Opifici di Urkesh: Conservazione e restauro a Tell Mozan. Atti della Tavola Rotonda tenuta presso L'Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Firenze, 23 Novembre 1999.

A cura di Sophie Bonetti.
Contributors: C. Acidini, G. Bonsanti, M. Michelucci, S. Bonetti, G. Buccellati, M. Kelly-Buccellati, B. Angeli, P. Pfälzner, F. Buccellati, P. E. Pecorella, L. Castelletti, G. Chiari.

2001. Pp. 106 + 17 figs. + 28 ill.

Paper ISBN 511-1 $30.00

Front Matter

Online version 30.7MB


BM 28. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 5. Reading Figurines: Animal Representations in Terra Cotta from Royal Building AK.

Rick Hauser. Renderings by Claudia Wettstein.

2007. Pp. xxviii + 625.

Paper ISBN 978-0-9798937-0-4 $60.00

Front Matter

Online version 39.4MB


BM 29. Terqa Final Reports No. 2: Les textes des saisons 5 à 9.

Olivier Rouault.

2011. Pp. 158.

Paper ISBN 978-0-9798937-1-1 $35.00

Front Matter

Online version 39MB


BM 30. Urkesh/Mozan Studies 6. Three-dimensional Volumetric Analysis in an Archaeological Context.

Federico Buccellati.

2016. Pp. xiv + 387.

An Undena Dual Edition: the paper copy is available at a nominal price, and a concurrent electronic edition can be downloaded here for free.

Cloth ISBN 978-0-9798937-2-8 $15.00

Front Matter

Online version 8.2MB

Online version (High Resolution) 110.1MB