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...
Elamite language - Wikipedia
Behistun Inscription
47°26′9″E / 34.39056°N 47.43583°E / 34.39056; 47.43583The Behistun Inscription (also Bisotun, Bistun or Bisutun), (Persian: بیستون, Old Persian: Bagastana, meaning "the place ...
Behistun Inscription - Wikipedia
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...
Elamite cuneiform - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Winkelhaken - Wikipedia
Eshkaft-e Salman
49°50′59.35″E / 31.8187028°N 49.8498194°E / 31.8187028; 49.8498194Eshkaft-e Salman, or Shikaft-i Salman, is a cave with four reliefs inside and outside the cave on the south o...
Eshkaft-e Salman - Wikipedia
Cuneiform Numbers and Punctuation
In Unicode, the Sumero-Akkadian Cuneiform script is covered in two blocks in the Supplementary Multilingual Plane (SMP):The sample glyphs in the chart file published by the Unicode Consortium show the...
Cuneiform Numbers and Punctuation - Wikipedia
Sakka, Rif Dimashq Governorate
Sakka or Saqqa (Arabic: سكا‎) is a village to the southeast of Damascus, on the edge of the Ghouta, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north west of Damascus International Airport in Syria.
Tell...
Sakka, Rif Dimashq Governorate - Wikipedia
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...
Full translation of the Behistun Inscription
The following translation of the Behistun Inscription was made by L.W. King and R.C. Thompson Where names are rendered by the Greek or Biblical form, the Persian original regularly follows in square ...
Full translation of the Behistun Inscription - Wikipedia
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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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...
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 ...
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...
Hurrian foundation pegs
The Hurrian foundation pegs, also known as the Urkish lions, are twin copper foundation pegs each in the shape of a lion that probably came from the ancient city of Urkesh (modern Tell Mozan) in Syria...
Hurrian foundation pegs - Wikipedia
Hattic language
Hattic (Hattian) was a non-Indo-European, agglutinative language spoken by the Hattians in Asia Minor between the 3rd and the 2nd millennia BC. Scholars call this language 'Hattic' to distinguish it f...
Hattic language - Wikipedia
Hittite cuneiform
Hittite cuneiform is the implementation of cuneiform script used in writing the Hittite language. The surviving corpus of Hittite texts is preserved in cuneiform on clay tablets dating to the 2nd mill...
Hittite cuneiform - Wikipedia
Eblaite language
Eblaite /ˈɛblə.aɪt/ (also known as Eblan ISO 639-3) is an extinct Semitic language which was used during the third millennium by the East Semitic speaking populations of Northern Syria. It was named a...
Eblaite language - Wikipedia
Old Persian cuneiform
Old Persian cuneiform is a semi-alphabetic cuneiform script that was the primary script for the Old Persian language. Texts written in this cuneiform were found in Persepolis, Susa, Hamadan, Armenia,...
Old Persian cuneiform - Wikipedia
K.3364
K.3364 is an Assyrian tablet (c. 7th century BC) originally considered to be a fragment of the Enûma Eliš, but later proven to not be. Controversy also exists regarding its translation.
The table...
K.3364 - Wikipedia
Proto-Elamite
The Proto-Elamite period is the time from ca. 3200 BC to 2700 BC when Susa, the later capital of the Elamites, began to receive influence from the neighboring Sumerian culture, which was contemporary ...
Proto-Elamite - Wikipedia
Kish tablet
The Kish tablet is a limestone tablet found at Tell al-Uhaymir, Babil Governorate, Iraq - the site of the ancient Sumerian city of Kish. A plaster-cast of the artifact is today in the collection of th...
Kish tablet - Wikipedia
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 ...