Journal of Cuneiform Studies




American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR)


University of Chicago Press


Contains open access

Available in

English, French, German


This journal presents technical and general articles on the history and languages of the ancient Mesopotamian and Anatolian literate cultures. It can be accessed through the website of the University of Chicago Press.

The journal was founded in 1947 by the Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research, as the Journal of Cuneiform Studies (JCS).

Some of the articles published in the journal are:

  • Minor Archives from First-Millennium BCE Babylonia, Part II: The Balīḫû Archive
  • The 1975 Kouyunjik Colophon project and its consequences for the collection
  • War in Anatolia in the Post-Hittite period: The Anatolian Hieroglyphic inscription of Topada revised
  • Assyrian antiquities lost in translation
  • Non-administrative documents from Archaic Ur and from Early Dynastic I–II Mesopotamia: A New textual and archaeological analysis
  • Cultural transformations from Mesopotamia to Hatti? The case of the GALA