Tag: cuneiform

Trove of Assyrian Clay Tablets Unearthed in Iraqi Kurdistan

11/10 | Archaeologists working at a Bronze Age site in Iraqi Kurdistan discovered a trove of Assyrian clay tablets. Many of the tablets had been stored in a ceramic vessel, perhaps for   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Ancient Clay Tablet Offers New Insights into the Gilgamesh Epic

10/19 | An ancient clay tablet acquired in recent years by the Sulaymaniyah Museum in Iraq offers new insights into the Gilgamesh Epic.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Phoenician Alphabet in Archaeology

09/12 | The Phoenician script was borrowed by the Israelites, Greeks and Romans. Learn what sorts of texts the Phoenicians wrote as revealed by a recent archaeological excavation.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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