Treasures from the Permanent Collection: An Interactive Spotlight Tour

Rectangular grayish brown stone tablet with markings on it.

Topic: "Scribal School: Cuneiform Texts in the Morgan Collection"
Join special guest Elizabeth Clancy, ancient textile scholar, Institute of Fine Arts, for an interactive closer look at cuneiform text in the Morgan's Ancient Western Asian collection. Participants will discover the origins of specific cuneiform signs and explore their relationship to Mesopotamian imagery and individuals. Pencil and paper are encouraged to copy the signs from home.

Please note that the program will take place online. After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to participate using Zoom. We ask that you download the app in advance for the best user experience.

Friday, January 14, 2022, 12:30 PM
Free; limited availability, advance registration is required

Stone Foundation Tablet Inscribed With the Name and Titles of King Ur-Namma, Mesopotamia, 21st century B.C., Limestone, MLC no. 2629

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