George V & Queen Mary at the Delhi Durbar
A photograph showing King George V (r. 1910-1936) and Queen Mary...
The Death of Ur-Nammu
The Death of Ur-Nammu is a Sumerian lament over the passing of...
A Praise Poem of Shulgi
A Praise Poem of Shulgi (c. 2020-2000 BCE) is an ancient Sumerian...
Hymn to Inanna
The Hymn to Inanna (also known as The Great-Hearted Mistress) is...
A Supervisor's Advice to a Young Scribe
A Supervisor's Advice to a Young Scribe is a Sumerian composition...
Hymn to Nisaba
The Hymn to Nisaba (c. 3rd millennium BCE) is a poem praising Nisaba...