Brigitte Lion

Work and Gender in Nuzi Society

Acknowledgements: I wish to thank my colleague Françoise Rougemont, CNRS, for the help she provided me with the translation of this contribution into English. I also thank warmly Philippe Abrahami: since we have been studying Nuzi material together for a long time, most of the refences given here derive from our common studies and he generously indicated to me some of them which escaped my attention. Moreover, some of the ideas developped here originate from our common discussions. Part 3, dealing briefly with professions linked to the food sector, is derived from his Habilitation Dissertation (Abrahami 2012), forthcoming: I thank him for his kind permission to use his data here. Of course, all errors ...

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