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  1. Jul 2020
    1. The Use of Medical Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging in the Study of Ceramic and Clay Archaeological Artifacts from the Ancient Near East

      with non destructive methods such as Computed Tomography (CT) imaging it is possible to investigating and read hidden cuneiform texts without breaking the envelope, also Imaging the interior of cuneiform letters. This method is a sophisticated imaging technique.



    1. they assume a disproportionately large role in history, literature, and linguistics in the several sub-fields of cuneiform studies

      A very special Cuneiform writing which is on stone and is called "royal inscription"! It is amazing.

    1. They hold the styli between the thumb and all other fingers extended, while the tablet lays flat on the left hand.

      Holding the stylus.

    2. Cuneiform Writing Techniques

      Scribes used different materials and sizes of the stylus for different purposes. For example Reed, Bone and Metal stylus. https://www.academia.edu/12047738/The_Cuneiform_Stylus

  2. Jun 2020
    1. The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture

      Wonderful Handbook for study of Cuneiform Culture

    2. The cuneiform script, the writing system of ancient Mesopotamia, was witness to one of the world's oldest literate cultures. For over three millennia, it was the vehicle of communication from (at its greatest extent) Iran to the Mediterranean, Anatolia to Egypt. The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture examines the Ancient Middle East through the lens of cuneiform writing. The contributors, a mix of scholars from across the disciplines, explore, define, and to some extent look beyond the boundaries of the written word, using Mesopotamia's clay tablets and stone inscriptions not just as ‘texts’ but also as material artifacts that offer much additional information about their creators, readers, users, and owners.

      Abstract of the Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture is shown this hand book is very useful and important regarding the study of the Cuneiform Culture