Cradles of Civilization - Hieroglyphics
Dr. David Neiman discusses the development of hieroglyphs and the use of papyrus and ink in Egypt. Further, he describes...
Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia c. 3500-3000 BCE. It...
Cuneiform and the Amarna Letters
Cuneiform is considered the single most significant legacy of the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia. It was developed...
Cuneiform Archaic Signs
Since very ancient inscriptions would often come to light during building and restoration work, Mesopotamian scribes possessed...
Cuneiform Lexical Lists
Lexical lists are compilations of cuneiform signs and word readings written on clay tablets throughout Mesopotamia. From...
Cuneiform Synonyms List
Occasionally, cuneiform text scribes encounter difficult or rare words. The list on this clay tablet explain such words...
Cuneiform Tablet, Assyria
A clay tablet with cuneiform from an Assyrian trading post, c. 1875-1840 BCE. (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, L.A...
Writing is undeniably one of humanity's most important inventions. The earliest forms of storing information on objects...
A relief of cuneiform writing from Assyria. Exhibited in the British Museum London.
Cuneiform Writing @ University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Early Sumerian Tablet The Early Sumerian Tablet represents the second stage in the development of the Mesopotamian system...