Latest Elamite language Stories
It was previously believed that the use of clay tokens for trade records discontinued with the arrival of written bookkeeping. However, a new discovery of clay tokens dated after written records commenced, suggests the token system was still used thousands of years later.
The oldest un-deciphered writing system in the world has eluded academics for years, but now a researcher is attempting to harness the power of ‘crowd-sourcing’ to solve this ancient riddle.
New technologies and academic collaborations are helping scholars at the University of Chicago analyze hundreds of ancient documents in Aramaic, one of the Middle Eastâ€™s oldest continuously spoken and written languages.