Cuneiform writing from 3000 BC Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerian's of Mesopotamia c. It is considered the most significant among the many cultural contributions of the Sumerian's
Larsa: on the tablet is one of the oldest mathematical diagrams ever found & the earliest use of the Pythagorean Theorem. The tablet is part of an ancient mathematical textbook that includes a problem involving the construction of an equilateral triangle
Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing. The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics.
Darius I Persepolis Gold Plates These plates were found by archeologists in in Persepolis, near modern day Shiraz, Iran. There were two gold plates and two silver plates in a stone box, written on in cuneiform script. The plates date to 518 – 515 BC.