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First, cuneiform tablets refer to a kunga production center in northern Syria.

Before 1830, when the modern envelope was introduced, letterlocking was pretty much the only way we’d developed to send correspondence since we stopped using cuneiform tablets 4,000 years earlier.

The 3,500-year-old cuneiform clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia that was seized by federal authorities in 2019 and officially forfeited by craft store Hobby Lobby in July is being returned to Iraq in a formal ceremony on Thursday afternoon.

Federal authorities have taken ownership of a rare cuneiform tablet that craft company Hobby Lobby purchased in 2014 for the Museum of the Bible, a legal move that closes the latest chapter in the ongoing saga of the museum’s problematic collection.

Those artifacts are among a half-million or so cuneiform tablets in museum collections around the world and are of interest to scholars and researchers.

The early inhabitants of Armenia, who have left us inscriptions in the cuneiform character, also belonged to it.

The history of cuneiform writing is especially instructive as regards the point under present discussion.

As M. mile Burnouf tells me, three dots in a row, in the Persian cuneiform inscriptions, denote royal majesty.

Burnouf, denote royal majesty in the Persian cuneiform inscriptions.

In regard to the history of these monarchies, much light has been obtained from the decipherment of the cuneiform inscriptions.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cuneiform, such as: cuneal writing, curiology, hieroglyphics, ideography, phonographic writing, and runes.

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