Daniel A Foxvog

Lecturer in Assyriology (ret.)
University of California at Berkeley




     Introduction to Sumerian Grammar 

       Elementary Sumerian Glossary  

         Timeline of Mesopotamian History

        Chief Figures of the Mesopotamian Pantheon


Brief Curriculum Vitae

       Specialization:  Sumerology

       Advanced Education

    BA    Linguistics                     University of California at Berkeley 1966
    MA   Near Eastern Studies    University of California at Berkeley 1968
    PhD  Near Eastern Studies     University of California at Berkeley  1974

      Professional Career

    Department of Near Eastern Studies
      University of California at Berkeley

    1970-1971  Associate in Assyriology
    1971-1972  Acting Instructor in Assyriology
    1972-1973  Acting Assistant Professor in Assyriology
    1974-2001  Lecturer in Assyriology (hiatus 1995-1998)
    Retired July 2001

       Academic Courses Taught

    Akkadian - 1970-2000
    Sumerian - 1975-2001
    Mesopotamian Literature and Documents A&B - 1977-2000
    Mesopotamian Religious Texts - 1976-1977 
    Babylonian Religion - 2001
    Individual Studies - 1972-2001


   "Texts and Fragments (63-68)," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 24 (1972) 87f.
   "Texts and Fragments (82)," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 24 (1972) 174
   The Sumerian Ventive. Doctoral Dissertation, Univ. of California, June 1974
   "Assyrian Texts 1," Assur I/4 (Malibu, 1974)
   "Benno Landsberger's Lexicographical Contributions," with A.D. Kilmer,
         Journal of Cuneiform Studies 27 (1975) 3-129
   "The Sumerian Ergative Construction," Orientalia NS 44 (1975) 395-425
   "Texts and Fragments (101-106)," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 28 (1976) 101-106
   Review: B, Alster, The Instructions of Shuruppak. Orientalia NS 45 (1976) 371-374
   "Royal Inscriptions at Berkeley," Revue d'Assyriologie 72 (1978) 41-46
   Review: R. Kutscher, Oh Angry Sea. Orientalia NS 48 (1979) 422-427
   "Funerary Furnishings in an Early Sumerian Text from Adab," Mesopotamia 8
         (Copenhagen, 1980) 67-75
   Review: D. Snell, Workbook of Cuneiform Signs. Language 57 (1981) 226-228
   Review: W. Farber, Beschwörungsrituale an Ištar und Dumuzi. Journal of the
         American Oriental Society 102 (1982) 160-161
   Review: H. Sauren, Der Genius der Sonne und der Stab des Asklepius. Bibliotheca
         Orientalis 39 (1982) 334-339
   "Texts and Fragments," Journal of Cuneiform Studies 35 (1983) 182
   "Lamma/Lamassu," with A.D. Kilmer and W.J. Heimpel, Reallexikon der
         Assyriologie VI (1983) 446-453
   "Music," with A.D. Kilmer, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia III
         (1986) 446-453
   "Music," with A.D. Kilmer, Harpers Bible Dictionary (1985) 665-671
   "A Third Arua Summary from Ur III Lagash," Revue d'Assyriologie 80 (1986) 19-29
   "A Summary of Non-Sealed Labor Assignments from Umma, " Acta Sumerologica 8
         (Japan, 1986) 59-75
   "A Manual of Sacrificial Procedure," Fs. Åke Sjöberg (Philadelphia, 1989) 167-176
   "Cuneiform Texts in California Private Collections," Acta Sumerologica 15 (1993) 71-79
   "Astral Dumuzi," in M.E. Cohen et al., The Tablet and the Scroll. Near Eastern Studies
         in Honor of William W. Hallo (Bethesda, 1993) 103-108
   Review: P. Attinger, Eléments de linguistique sumérienne. Orientalistische Literaturzeitung
         89 (1994) 42-46
   "A New Lagaš Text Bearing on Uruinimgina's Reforms," Journal of Cuneiform Studies
         46 (1994) 11-15
   "A New Drehem Text, AS 1/x/9," NABU (Paris) 1994/2, 28 (No. 28)
   "Sumerian Brands and Branding Irons," Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 85 (1995) 1-7
   "Ur III Economic Texts at Berkeley," Acta Sumerologica 18 (1996) 47-92
   "Sumerian KA-AL Again," NABU 1998/1, 7-8 (No. 7)
   Review: S.M. Chiodi, Offerte "Funebri" nella Lagaš Presargonica, Archiv für
         Orientforschung 48/49 (2001/2004) 175-180
   "Nos. 63-64: Akkadian Synonym Lists," with A.D. Kilmer and J. Carnahan,
         Cuneiform Texts in the Museum of Modern Art II (New York, 2005) 249-256
   "Abgal's and Carp Actors," NABU 2007/4, 80-81 (No. 67)
   "Aspects of Name-Giving in Presargonic Lagash," in W. Heimpel & G. Frantz-Szabo,
         Strings and Threads. A Celebration of the Work of Anne Draffkorn Kilmer
         (Winona Lake, IN, 2011) 59-97

   "The Late Bilingual Exaltation of Ishtar (Inannas Erhöhung)."  Self-published (Academia.edu, 2014)

   "Old Sumerian Occupations. A Handlist of Terminology Found in the Presargonic Lagash Texts"

        Self-published (Academia.edu, 2014)

   "Ellipsis in Sumerian," in N. Koslova et al., Studies in Sumerian Language and Literature.

        Festschrift Joachim Krecher. Babel und Bibel 8 (Winona Lake, 2014) 209-248



   Email:  foxvog@berkeley.edu 

   Version::  March 2015