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Sumerian Language Page

Sumerian.org is one of the oldest online resources on the ancient Sumerian language, written and maintained by John A. Halloran. It has been online since 1996 and last updated in 2013.

The website contains information on the Sumerian lexicon, the Proto-Sumerian language invention process, the symbolic counting tokens from the early Near East, map of the Sumerian neolithic and chalcolithic archeological sites, early numeration—tally sticks, counting boards and Sumerian proto-writing, origin of the Sumerian name and sign for 'wheat', Sumerian questions and answers, Sumerian eye makeup and prevention of conjunctivitis, proverbs in Sumerian cuneiform, and books and lectures on the ancient Near East.