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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuneiform_script

Cuneiform script (/kjuːˈniːɪfɔːrm/ kew-NEE-i-form or /kjuːˈneɪɪfɔːrm/ kew-NAY-i-form ... Between half a million and two million cuneiform tablets are estimated to have been excavated in modern .... "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/en: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 ...

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).

mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/cuneiform.html

They did not have paper or ink, so they used tools made of wood or stiff reeds to press the symbols into clay tablets. Many thousands of these have survived the ...

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.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.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.britishmuseum.org/explore/themes/writing/historic_writing.aspx

Clay tablet with a cuneiform letter and its envelope ... Historical accounts have also come to light, as have huge libraries such as that belonging to the ... Unlike cuneiform and Egyptian hieroglyphs, however, the Chinese script did not die out.

www.arch.cam.ac.uk/about-us/mesopotamia/mesopotamia-history/mesopotamia-languages

They have come down to us in the "cuneiform" (i.e. wedge-shaped) script, ... Mesopotamia was open on all sides to its neighbours, and its influence can be ...