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Iron slave collar, Roman, fourth-sixth century CE The inscription says "I have run away; hold me. When   you shall have returned me to my master, Zoninus, you will receive a   gold coin". This was sealed around the slave's neck so there was no way to take it off.

Iron slave collar, Roman, fourth-sixth century CE. The inscription says "I have run away; hold me. When you return me to my master, Zoninus, you will receive a gold coin (solidus)." Going in Ancient History and Archaeology

The 4000 year old clay tablet containing the story of the flood stands on display at the British Museum in London.

The 4000 year old clay tablet containing the story of the Ark and the flood stands on display at the British Museum in London. According to a book by Irving Finkel of the British Museum.

Tablet 4 of Gilgamesh, 669-627 B.C.' the collection of more than 30,000 clay tablets is now in the British Museum.

Ebla clay tablet - Ebla tablets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The world's oldest love poem is about the celebration of a ritual that took place every year at the spring equinax. It was engraved on a tablet for ruler Shu Sin the fourth ruler of the third dynasty of Ur. (2037-2029 BC). The 29 lines are written in Sumerian and celebrate the sacred marriage between the Sumerian city-state ruler and the Sumerian goddess Inanna 2025BC The Istanbul Archaeological Museum

"The Wold's Oldest Love Poem" - from ancient Sumerian - circa BCE, period from The Third Dynasty of Ur period - at the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Turkey

The Earliest Autograph Signatures (Circa 3,100 BCE)    A pictographic list of titles and professions in ancient Sumeria (top), with the scribe's signature on the reverse side (bottom.) (View Larger)    Pictographic lexical lists written in ancient Sumerian pictographic script on clay tablets are the earliest literature known, and also the earliest known evidence of school and learning.

The Earliest Autograph Signatures (Circa BCE) A pictographic list of titles and professions in ancient Sumeria (top), with the scribe's signature on the reverse side (bottom.

“ Medical Prescription from Ancient Mesopotamia This medical therapeutic text, inscribed in Akkadian cuneiform on a clay tablet small enough to fit into one’s hand, prescribes various...

massarrah: “ Medical Prescription from Ancient Mesopotamia This medical therapeutic text, inscribed in Akkadian cuneiform on a clay tablet small enough to fit into one’s hand, prescribes various plants and herbs to treat an unknown illness.

A mass grave in Dorset containing 54 decapitated skeletons was a burial ground for violent Viking mercenaries, according to a Cambridge archaeologist.

Viking mercenaries in mass grave

Mass Grave of the Headless Vikings: Archaeologists were digging up side of a roadway in Dorset when they unearthed a mass grave containing headless remains of 54 Viking mercenaries.

On the Ancient Babylonian Value for Pi | The Number Warrior.  The tablets were found in Susa, in ancient times capital city of the Elamite Empire. (It also happens to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, at more than 7000 years.)

On the Ancient Babylonian Value for Pi

Ancient Babylonian Value for Pi. The tablets were found in Susa, in ancient times capital city of the Elamite Empire. (It also happens to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, at more than 7000 years.

MESOPOTAMIA y los mayores inventos de la historia de la Humanidad. Sumerios, acadios, asirios, babilónicos… todas estas culturas de hace más de 5.000 años vivían en medio de un mundo hecho de barro, bajo un tórrido sol y sin apenas materias primas con las que prosperar, pero lograron, contra todo pronóstico, llevar a cabo los mayores logros culturales de la Humanidad. Erigieron las primeras ciudades, reinos e imperios conocidos; construyeron templos tan altos que, según las leyendas, rozaban…

Mesopotamia y los mayores inventos de la historia de la Humanidad

Early writing tablet recording the allocation of beer, probably from southern Iraq, Late Prehistoric period, clay, B. (The British Museum)

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