Hittite cuneiform script

Clay tablet written in Hittite cuneiform script dated to the 13th c. B.C.E. Excavated in Bogazköy (Hattusa), exact area unknown. Published as KBo 6.26, showing the reverse side, left column with the second paragraph (lines 6-9) reading Law #197. Istanbul Archaeological Museum. Photo courtesy of the Hethitologie Portal Mainz.

Clay tablet written in Hittite cuneiform script

The writing system of ancient Mesopotamia, consisting of wedges pressed into clay.

Dug up, often from an archaeological site.

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