Mysterious Writing on a Tablet from Al-Balqa

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 February 2019
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This clay tablet is one of 12 tablets which were found near the temple of Tell Deir Alla in 1964. The inscriptions on the surface of the tablets are still unknown and this mysterious writing cannot be deciphered. Before 1200 BCE. From Al-Balqa, Jordan. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2019, February 19). Mysterious Writing on a Tablet from Al-Balqa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10111/mysterious-writing-on-a-tablet-from-al-balqa/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mysterious Writing on a Tablet from Al-Balqa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 19, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10111/mysterious-writing-on-a-tablet-from-al-balqa/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Mysterious Writing on a Tablet from Al-Balqa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Feb 2019. Web. 01 Aug 2021.