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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuneiform_script

Cuneiform script one of the earliest systems of writing, was invented by the Sumerians. ... Between half a million and two million cuneiform tablets are estimated to have been excavated in modern times, .... "Typical" signs have usually in the range of about five to ten wedges, while complex ligatures can consist of twenty or ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_tablet

In the Ancient Near East, clay tablets (Akkadian ṭuppu(m) 𒁾) were used as a writing medium, especially for writing in cuneiform, throughout the Bronze Age and well into the Iron Age. Cuneiform characters were imprinted on a wet clay tablet with a stylus often .... The tablet was said to have 32 cuneiform letters which was discovered in ...

www.ancientscripts.com/sumerian.html

The Sumerian writing system during the early periods was constantly in flux. ... (or even which one of the potential sound values the syllabogram can have).

www.ancient.eu/cuneiform

Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of ... in complexity as the subject matter became more intangible (the will of the gods, ...

www.omniglot.com/writing/sumerian.htm

Details of the Sumerian cuneiform script, the world's oldest writing system, which was used to ... Its origins can be traced back to about 8,000 BC and it developed from the ... Type of writing system: semanto-phonetic - the symbols consist of ...

www.ancient.eu/writing

Written language, however, does not emerge until its invention in Sumer, ... in ancient Mesopotamia, many of the earliest records extant have to do with the sale  ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Sumerian/Grammar/Lesson_Nine_-_Cuneiform

A lot more can be said, but as this is a course on Sumerian I won't spend too much ... we have with Sumerian cuneiform are rooted in the origins of the script.

ancientexplorers.com/blog/sumerian-texts-secrets-about-alien-life-revealed

Jul 13, 2016 ... Specialists have spent decades trying to decipher these intricate symbols. One of the more fascinating aspects of cuneiform script is the ...

www.historyextra.com/article/feature/cuneiform-6-facts-about-worlds-oldest-writing-system

May 26, 2015 ... Almost certainly Egyptian writing evolved from cuneiform – it can't ... All you have to do is learn the extinct languages recorded by the tablets, ...

www.ducksters.com/history/mesopotamia/sumerian_writing.php

Writing. History >> Ancient Mesopotamia The Sumerians developed the first form of writing. ... However, many Sumerian tablets have been deciphered. This is ... As far as archeologists can tell, the Sumerian language is not related to any other  ...