This quantity presents versions of all recognized royal inscriptions of the 5 kings of the 3rd Dynasty of Ur (2112-2004 BC), from Ur-Nammu to Ibbi-Sin, in addition to these of contemporaneous rulers of states at the outer edge of the Ur III empire (excluding Elam). Ur III Period comprises the 1st entire version of the Fu-Sin inscriptions, the main entire and updated details at the participants of the Ur III royal relatives, and the 1st released charts of Ur III urban governors, offering a wealth of recent fabric for researchers.
Douglas Frayne has supplied indexes of museum numbers, excavation numbers, provenances, dimensions, and features preserved of a few of the exemplars in an easy-to-read tabular mode. The accompanying microfiche monitors the textual content of chosen inscriptions in a "musical ranking" layout. lots of the inscriptions are in Sumerian, with a couple of in Akkadian and one in Hurrian.
Ur III Period (2112-2004 BC) is one more exhaustively researched and tremendous contribution to the RIM venture, and to the research of historical Mesopotamia.