Sumerian cuneiform clay tablet from the Ur III period, c.2100 B.C.
Sumerian cuneiform is known as the earliest writing system, developed from pictographs and other various symbols, which were used to represent livestock and trade goods onto clay tablets. Sumerian was spoken in the southern region of ancient Mesopotamia in Sumer.
Part of the cuneiform tablet has broken off the end otherwise clear text.
Size: 42mm x 49mm
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- Sumérien rare
- Nombre d’objets
- Tablette cunéiforme 42 mm x 49 mm
- Siècle/ Période
- C. 2100 BC - Ur III period
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