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Jun8 · 2016-01-29 · Original thread
The writing is cuneiform script (, they were created by a wedge on wet clay. I guess our writing would appear as peculiar to ancient eyes :-)

For a general and short introduction to cuneiform I would suggest (other books in the Reading The Past series are excellent, too).

Or, if you're interested in other type of ancient writing in general, there's a nice Mayan Hieroglyph workbook online (pdf: It's a great way to waste an afternoon!

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