Ancient Babylon

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A newly salvaged clay tablet contains an unknown verse of ‘The Epic of Gilgamesh’

Sometimes all it takes is a 'strategic' collaboration between opposing parties to unveil the literary brilliance of our ancestors. Well, this time around the fortuitous partnership was made between Sulaymaniyah Museum (situated in Slemani, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq) and an actual smuggler - and the result was the acquisition of around 90 clay…



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