Proto-Elamite Tablets

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 07 April 2016

The so-called proto-Elamite script is still undeciphered. The influence of contemporary Mesopotamian writing and sealing is clear, however. From Susa, Iran. Circa 3000-2800 BCE. Lent by the Musee de Louvre. It is currently housed in the British Museum, London.

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, April 07). Proto-Elamite Tablets. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Proto-Elamite Tablets." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 07, 2016.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Proto-Elamite Tablets." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Apr 2016. Web. 22 Mar 2023.