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Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscription

Mathematical "Textbook"

These fragments, written in an Indo-European language known as Luwian, were once a part of a Neo-Hittite royal monument. It contains the name of a ruler who may be known from Assyrian texts as having borne tribute to the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III around 850 BCE. The inscription is written using a hieroglyphic writing system.

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