Browsing the "Tablets" Tag

1,600-year-old Roman curses translated

May 24th, 2012 | by Admin

Two ancient curses inscribed on lead tablets have been translated, revealing their intended victims: a senator named Fistus and a [&hellip


3D printing cuneiform tablets

May 25th, 2011 | by Admin

Researchers have come up with a cool use for 3D printing technology – making duplicates of ancient cuneiform tablets. Tablets [&hellip


The oldest readable writing in Europe

April 1st, 2011 | by Admin

A clay tablet found in Greece contains the oldest known decipherable text found in Europe. Considered “magical or mysterious” in [&hellip


4,000-year-old cuneiform tablets found in Turkey

September 21st, 2010 | by Admin

Archaeologists have unearthed 4,000-year-old cuneiform tablets which detail a trade agreement at Kultepe-Karum in Turkey. Archeologists have been carrying out [&hellip


Assyrian cuneiform tablets decoded

December 9th, 2009 | by Admin

Clay cuneiform tablets from the Assyrian empire have been decoded, shedding light on what life was like 3,000 years ago [&hellip



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