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Sumerian Mythology Illustrations

SUMERIAN MYTHOLOGY

A Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the Third Millennium B.C.

SAMUEL NOAH KRAMER

REVISED EDITION

University of Pennsylvania Press Philadelphia [1944, revised 1961]


LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

  PLATES
  Man's Golden Age
   
I. A Scene from the Nippur Excavations: Rooms of the Temple "Tablet House"
II. Oldest Literary Catalogue
III. Nippur Archaic Cylinder
IV. Gudea Cylinder
V. "Chicago" Syllabary
VI. Nippur Grammatical Text
VII. Gods and the Nether World
VIII. The Separation of Heaven and Earth
IX. Enlil Separates Heaven and Earth
X. Miscellaneous Mythological Scenes
XI. Enlil and Ninlil: the Begetting of Nanna
XII. Gods of Vegetation
XIII. Enki and Ninhursag: the Affairs of the Water-god
XIV. Enki, the Water-god
XV and XVI. Inanna and Enki: the Transfer of the Arts of Civilization from Eridu to Erech
XVII and XVIII. The Creation of Man
XIX. Gods and Dragons
20. Inanna's Descent to the Nether World
  TEXT FIGURES
   
1. The Origin and Development of the Sumerian System of Writing
2. The Deluge
  MAP
1. Sumer in the First Half of the Third Millennium B.C.

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