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The Invention of Cuneiform: Writing in Sumer
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780801873898
 
from Johns Hopkins Univ Pr (November 17, 2003)
9780801873898 | details & prices | 266 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $44.00
About: As the first known system of writing, the cuneiform symbols traced in Sumerian clay more than six millennia ago were once regarded as a simplistic and clumsy attempt to record in linear form the sounds of a spoken language.