Thursday, April 16, 2015

Online resources related to Nimrud

Online resources related to Nimrud a component of Oracc: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus

One of the Nimrud Project's aims to bring together online resources related to Nimrud. This page lists bibliographic material available online, plus web resources and other online content.

Books on Nimrud published by the British Institute for the Study of Iraq

PDFs are downloadable from the BISI website; follow the links below and see the terms of use. These publications were digitised as part of the Nimrud project.

Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud (CTN)


Ivories from Nimrud (IN)


Other publications


Articles on Nimrud (Kalhu/Calah) from the British Institute for the Study of Iraq's journal Iraq (ordered alphabetically by author)


Articles on Nimrud available via JSTOR (ordered alphabetically, requires subscription)


Articles on Nimrud available via Scopus (ordered alphabetically, requires subscription)

  • Brown, B. "Kingship and Ancestral Cult in the Northwest Palace at Nimrud." Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions 10, no. 1 (2010): 1-53. doi:10.1163/156921210X500495.
  • Cassar, M. "A Flexible Climate-Controlled Storage System for a Collection of Ivory Veneers from Nimrud." Museum Management and Curatorship 5, no. 2 (1986): 171-81. doi:10.1016/0260-4779(86)90047-6.
  • Geller, M.J. "Fragments of Magic, Medicine, and Mythology from Nimrud." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 63, no. 3 (2000). doi:10.1017/S0041977X00008429.
  • Herrmann, G., and J. Curtis. "Reflections on the Four-Winged Genie: A Pottery Jar and an Ivory Panel from Nimrud." Iranica Antiqua 33 (1998): 107-34. doi:10.2143/IA.33.0.519126 .

Books on Nimrud available online (ordered alphabetically)


Other web resources on Nimrud (ordered alphabetically by provider)


British Museum


Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI)


Factum Arte


Learning Sites Inc.

  • The Central Palace of Tiglath-pileser III at Nimrud
    Digital resource (created 2002) on Tiglath-pileser III's PGP  Central Palace PGP , based on excavations of the site conducted by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology between 1974 and 1976. Contains excavation photographs, site plan drawings and computer model renderings.
  • The Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud
    Digital resource (created 1997) on the Northwest Palace, based on excavations of the site conducted by the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology from 1974 to 1976. Contains reconstructions of the Palace and computer model renderings.

Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

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