Foundation Tablet of Ur-Nammu
The cuneiform inscriptions on this tablet mention the name of Ur-Nammu, king of Ur and founder of the Sumerian 3rd dynasty...
Fragment of Euclid's Elements
A fragment of the second book of the Elements of Euclid in Greek, discovered in 1897 at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt.
Gezer Calendar Original
The original tablet of the so-called Gezer calendar from the site of Tel Gezer in modern-day Israel. It describes agricultural...
Gilgamesh is the semi-mythic King of Uruk best known from The Epic of Gilgamesh (written c. 2150-1400 BCE) the great Sumerian/Babylonian...
The Greek alphabet is the writing system developed in Greece which first appears in the archaeological record during...
Modern version of the Greek alphabet.
Greek Clay Passport Tokens
Clay tokens probably used as passports by travellers or messengers reporting between military headquarters. Belonging...
Dr Esther Eidinow speaks about Greek inscribed curses, c.6th-1st centuries BCE, Greek and Roman Curses - presented...
Hanji is the name of the handmade paper produced in ancient Korea from the 1st century BCE. Made from mulberry trees...
History of the Alphabet (Language of Coins: 3/16)
History of the Alphabet. This video introduces the Hieroglyphic, Cuneiform, Hieratic, Demotic & Phoenician writing systems...