Материалы международной конференции, посвященной 100-летию со дня рождения Игоря Михайловича Дьяконова (1915-1999).
The first part of the paper is devoted to the problem of reconstruction of Tablet IV of the Standard Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh. The second part deals with the place name Ḫamrān in an Old Babylonian Gilgamesh tablet from the Schøyen Collection. It is proposed that Ḫamrān is to be identified with Armānum, a city mostly known from the royal inscriptions of Naram-Sin.
Gasur archive is generally believed to have originated in the classic phase of the Sargonic period (i. e. at some point during the reign of Narām-Suen or Šar-kali-šarrē), primarily on the basis of the script and metrology used in these documents. The article offers an overview of the relevant chronological data found in the Gasur texts (including the date formulae and the evidence pertaining to the royal journey to Gasur) that seem to link the archive to the later phase of Narām-Suen’s reign.