Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus. The name cuneiform itself simply ...
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Liste der archaischen Keilschriftzeichen
Liste der archaischen Keilschriftzeichen (LAK, "list of archaic cuneiform signs")is a dictionary of Sumerian cuneiform signs of the pre-classical Fara period (Early Dynastic II, 28th to 27th centuries...
Babylonian numerals
Babylonian numerals were written in cuneiform, using a wedge-tipped reed stylus to make a mark on a soft clay tablet which would be exposed in the sun to harden to create a permanent record.The Babylo...
Unicode cuneiform
In Unicode, the Sumero-Akkadian Cuneiform script is covered in two blocks:These blocks, in version 6.0, are in the Supplementary Multilingual Plane (SMP).The sample glyphs in the chart file published ...
Akkadian language
Akkadian (akkadû, 𒅎𒀝𒂵𒌈 ak.kADû) is an extinct east Semitic language (part of the greater Afroasiatic language family) that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia. The earliest attested Semitic languag...
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Amarna letters
The Amarna letters (sometimes Amarna correspondence or Amarna tablets) archive, on clay tablets, mostly diplomatic correspondence between the Egyptian administration and its representatives in Canaan...
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Elamite language
Elamite is an extinct language spoken by the ancient Elamites. Elamite was the primary language in present-day Iran from 2800–550 BC. The last written records in Elamite appear about the time of the c...
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Hurro-Urartian languages
The Hurro-Urartian languages are an extinct language family of the Ancient Near East, comprising only two known languages: Hurrian and Urartian, both of which were spoken in the Taurus mountains area...
Luwian language
Luwian (/ˈluːiən/; sometimes spelled Luvian, rarely Luish) is an ancient language or group of languages of the Anatolian branch of the Indo-European language family. The two varieties of Luwian are na...
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Old Persian language
The Old Persian language is one of the two directly attested Old Iranian languages (the other being Avestan). Old Persian appears primarily in the inscriptions, clay tablets, and seals of the Achaemen...
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Sumerian language
Sumerian (𒅴𒂠 EME.G̃IR15 "native tongue") is the language of ancient Sumer, which was spoken in southern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq). During the 3rd millennium BC, a very intimate cultural symbiosis de...
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Elamo-Dravidian languages
The Elamo-Dravidian language family is a hypothesised language family that links the Dravidian languages of India to the extinct Elamite language of ancient Elam (present-day southwestern Iran). Lingu...
Cuneiform (Unicode block)
In Unicode, the Sumero-Akkadian Cuneiform script is covered in two blocks:These blocks, in version 6.0, are in the Supplementary Multilingual Plane (SMP).The sample glyphs in the chart file published ...
Elamite cuneiform
Elamite cuneiform was a logo-syllabic script used to write the Elamite language.
The Elamite language (c. 3000 BCE to 400 BCE) is the now-extinct language spoken by Elamites, who inhabited the reg...
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Legend of Keret
The Legend of Keret, also known as the Epic of King Keret, is an ancient Ugaritic epic poem, dated to Late Bronze Age, circa 1500 – 1200 BC. It recounts the myth of King Keret of Hubur.
The...
Sa-sub4 (Luwian hieroglyph)
Sa4 is the 4th of 7 hieroglyphs for Sa in the Luwian language. They are Sa, Sá, Sà, Sa4, Sa5, Sa6, and Sa7.
Sa4 of Hieroglyphic LuwianSa4 is basically identical to the N5 hieroglyph of Gardiner's...
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Hittite texts
The corpus of texts written in the Hittite language is indexed by the Catalogue des Textes Hittites (CTH, since 1971). The catalogue is only a classification of texts; it does not give the texts. One ...
UTU (sun Sumerogram)
The cuneiform ud sign, also ut, and with numerous other syllabic uses, as well as multiple sumerogramic uses is a common sign for the mid 14th-century BC Amarna letters and the Epic of Gilgamesh. The ...
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Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature
The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature (ETCSL) is a project that provides an online digital library of translations of Sumerian literature.This project's website contains "Sumerian text, En...
Bowl of Utu
The Bowl of Utu also known as the Bowl of Udu, Uhub, Utug, U-tug, Utuk or Utu(k) is an ancient Sumerian bowl from the early 3rd millennium BC. Fragments of the bowl contain eight lines of an inscripti...
Winkelhaken
The Winkelhaken (German for "angular hook", also simply called "hook" in English) is one of five basic wedge elements appearing in the composition of signs in Akkadian cuneiform. It was realized by pr...
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