The Ras Shamra Tablet Inventory Blog

RSTI is a research project at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

This is the blog for the research project.

Objects and Texts

RSTI is a catalog of inscribed objects and the texts they record

Blog Posts

RS 8.279 (KTU 4.40)

A tablet recording rosters for three ships: TEXT EDITION is available on the RSTI Data site. Click the link to launch a view of the object, from which you can click through to the "Associated...


There are two central and related aspects of RSTI: (1) a catalog of the inscribed objects from Ras Shamra-Ugarit and (2) the texts recorded on these objects. The catalog of inscribed objects is an expanded, corrected, and digital form of Bordreuil and Pardee (1989) La...

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