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2300 BC - 547 BC
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Scope and Content Note
The Cuneiform Tablet Collection consists of six cuneiform tablets ranging from 2300-547 BC. Cuneiform is the oldest known form of writing and was commonly used in the Middle East between 3,200 BC and the second century AD. It was created by pressing a wedge-shaped instrument, usually a cut reed, into moist clay.
The Cuneiform Tablet Collection was given to Winthrop in the 1960s.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Cuneiform Tablet Collection - Accession 1382". Finding Aid 1015.
LC Subject Headings
Cuneiform tablets--Specimens; Cuneiform inscriptions--Specimens