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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205)
Ake W. Sjoberg (Project Director: October 1980 to present)

Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary [PSD]

To support the writing of a Sumerian dictionary-encyclopedia based on all known Sumerian texts. Sumerian is the first written language, and the documents on which the dictionary is based are the records of the first known urban civilization.

Project fields:
Ancient Languages

Reference Materials - Tools

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$302,460 (approved)
$249,910 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1981 – 8/31/1983