Cuneiform: Ancient Scripts Best Read || [Irving Finkel Jonathan Taylor]
Cuneiform: Ancient Scripts Best Read || [Irving Finkel Jonathan Taylor] - Cuneiform: Ancient Scripts, Cuneiform Ancient Scripts Cuneiform script on clay tablets is as far as we know the oldest form of writing in the world The resilience of clay has permitted these records to survive for thousands of years providing a fascin
Irving Finkel Jonathan Taylor
Irving L Finkel born 1951 is a British archaeologist and Assyriologist.The British Museum Dr Finkel is the curator in charge of cuneiform inscriptions on tablets of clay from ancient Mesopotamia, of which the Middle East Department has the largest collection some 130,000 pieces of any modern museum This work involves reading and translating all sorts of inscriptions, sometimes working on ancient archives to identify manuscripts that belong together, or even join to one another.
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