Day: April 6, 2015

4,000 Year-Old Written Artifacts Now at DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives

In 2014, DePaul University Library’s Special Collections and Archives became the new repository of the Charles L. Souvay Cuneiform Tablets Collection. This collection consists of 94 clay cuneiform tablets in the Sumerian and Akkadian languages, the majority of which date to as early as 2300 BCE. Cuneiform, a Mesopotamian writing