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Cuneiform Tablets Collection

Cuneiform Tablets Collection

Collection Number: 
177
Collection Length: 
0.25ft
Geographic Coverage: 
Middle East

Cuneiform is one of the earliest forms of writing, appearing in the Middle East around 3000 BCE. Symbols were impressed into clay tablets using a stylus. Many forms of cuneiform were developed by a number of cultures over approximately three millennia, until other forms of writing came into use.