The Ras Shamra Tablet Inventory Blog
RSTI is a research project at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. We use the OCHRE database as our backend research platform.
Inscribed ObjectsA revised edition of La Trouvaille Épigraphique de l'Ougarit
One of the primary objectives of RSTI is to manage and publish a revised edition of Bordreuil and Pardee’s inventory of the inscribed objects from Ras Shamra-Ougarit. We manage this data in OCHRE. Click the button to visit the site where we present live data directly from our project database.
RSTI OnlineLaunch OCHRE and view the RSTI text editions
In addition to the digital version of the updated TEO volume, we also make available a subset of our data through a Java-based front-end. Click the button to download a jnlp file that will launch Java and allow you to browse our data directly in the database. Because this feature requires Java, it is currently unavailable on mobile devices.
This inscribed axehead was among the first inscribed objects discovered at Ras Shamra.
This tiny tablet records three ship rosters.
We have published a digital version of TEO, with revisions, additions and corrections.