Babylonian Map of the World
Babylonian, about 700-500 BC Probably from Sippar, southern Iraq A unique ancient map of the Mesopotamian world...
Basalt Pillar with Cuneiform, Armenia
An ancient balsalt pillar in the southeastern section of the Erebuni Fortress, located on the outskirts of present-day Yerevan...
CDLI - Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
NEWS IN THE CDLI Hebrew University, Jerusalem: שָׁלוֹם
Cone of Sin-Iddinam
A foundation cone with cuneiform inscriptions. The name of the king Sin-Iddinam of Larsa appears. Neo-Babylonian period, 1849-1843...
Cradles of Civilization - Gudea of Lagash
In part eight of his lecture, Dr. Neiman explains that as the alphabet triumphs, cuneiform fades away. Further, he describes...
Cradles of Civilization - Cracking the code
This is the part one of lecture two in the series "Cradles of Civilization" by Dr. David Neiman. He explains how the cuneiform...
Cradles of Civilization - Gilgamesh
In the fourth part of his lecture, Dr. Neiman explains that writing is invented in the Mesopotamian region of Sumer...
Cradles of Civilization - King Hammurabi of Babylon (Part 1)
King Hammurabi of Babylon practices the art of diplomacy and war. In the second installment of lecture two, Dr. Neiman...
Cradles of Civilization - Sumeria
In this third segment from Dr. David Neiman's lecture series, he describes how humans first developed the concept of...
Quick Facts TypeLogophonetic GenealogyCuneiform LocationWest Asia > Mesopotamia Time3300 BCE to 100 CE DirectionVariable...