Two Chicago professors writing in ancient Egyptian and Hittite.

Professor Theo van den Hout writes a letter in Hittite cuneiform, while Prof W. Raymond Johnson copies out part of the Egyptian Book of the Dead in cursive hieroglyphs.

(Source: Oriental Institute, Chicago,YouTube channel)

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    Not strictly Sumerian, but still very cool
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    I always wondered how they made those marks in clay.
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    that cuneiform is AMAZING
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