As one of the project mangers, Lisa is the heart of the project. She works with Digital Humanities to photograph the MacGregor squeeze collection.

Project update and new features

When we began the project, we had no idea how many squeezes were in the collection, and we really did not know what condition they were in. One of the first steps has been to determine exactly what we have in the collection, and how many of the squeezes should…

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Tablet Transliteration and Translation

Cuneiform Clay Tablet in the George T.H. Fuller Collection, Dept. of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies, UBC     Provenance: possibly Puzrish-Dagan (ancient Drehem, southern Iraq) Date: Ur III period, c. 2100-2000 BCE Subject: receipt for the delivery of livestock (and oil?).           TRANSLITERATION  …

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Cuneiform Tablet

This cuneiform tablet is dated to the Ur III period, circa 2100 – 2000 BCE. The tablet is small, measuring about 3.5 cm in height, 3 cm in width and about 1 cm in thickness. It is inscribed on both sides with the cuneiform script, which has been used to…

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Quick up date on the progress so far:

We met with Dr. Phillip Harding at the end of June, and he spoke to us about the history of the collection and epigraphy in general – look for a post on that soon.   We’ve begun going through the squeeze collection to determine how many of them are legible…

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