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Hymn to Iddin-Dagan, king of Larsa; he was king of Isin; inscripted clay, Sumerian script, cuneiform, ca.

The Flood Tablet, relating part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, From Nineveh, northern Iraq, Neo-Assyrian, 7th century BC, most famous cuneiform tablet from Mesopotamia, at the British Museum, London. Photo taken by Jessica Spengler.  I would never have realized this is language!

ancientart: The most famous cuneiform tablet from Mesopotamia The Flood Tablet, relating part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, From Nineveh, north.

MS in Sumerian on limestone, Umma, Sumer, ca. 2385 BC, 1/3 of a truncated cone, h. 11,9 cm, originally ca. 35 cm, diam. 5,3-7,3 cm, 2 columns, compartments with 30 lines in a transitional linear script between pictographic and cuneiform script.

Ancient world history: Interwoven history of all the world's original civilizations in chronological context and in book format: Sumer

Black basalt rectangular-sided monument recording Esarhaddon’s restoration of Babylon, 670BC (via British Museum). Ancient typography is still beautiful. Truly a timeless design.

Black basalt rectangular-sided monument recording Esarhaddon& restoration of Babylon, (via British Museum). Ancient typography is still beautiful. Truly a timeless design.

Mesopotamian Pharmacopeia...  One of the oldest known ancient Mesopotamian medical texts is a collection of 15 prescriptions, written in Sumerian, on a clay tablet, which dates from the Ur III period, or Sumerian Renaissance. It was excavated at the site of the ancient city of Nippur in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), and is preserved in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. (copy of original tablet)

A reproduction of one of the oldest known Mesopotamian medical texts, dating from the Ur III period.

Sumerian: Uruk tablet C.3000BC

Tablette de comptabilité d'Uruk, Uruk III (c.

The Sumerian King List (The Weld-Blundell Prism) lists a succession of kings and cities from Sumer, which begins with mythical kings, like Gilgamesh, and then goes on to list historical leaders. It is considered a key document in the decipherment of cuneiform. - ca. 2000-1800 BCE (Old Babylonian). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

The Sumerian King List (The Weld-Blundell Prism) lists a succession of kings and cities from Sumer, which begins with mythical kings, like Gilgamesh, and then goes on to list historical leaders.

The Taylor Prism from the Neo-Assyrian empire tells the story of king Sennacherib's third campaign and includes descriptions of his conquests in Judah, some of which are described from another point of view in the old testament of the Bible.  The annals themselves are notable for describing his siege of Jerusalem during the reign of king Hezekiah. This event is recorded in several books contained in the Bible including Isaiah chapters 33 and 36; 2 Kings 18:17; 2 Chronicles 32:9.

Describes the Assyrian king Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem in 701 BC during the reign of king Hezekiah. Kings 18 and British Museum, Oriental Institute of Chicago, and the Israel Museum

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