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Synonyms for cuneiform

an ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia

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shaped like a wedge

of or relating to the tarsal bones (or other wedge-shaped bones)

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He indicated that some of the Hurrian and Akkadian texts uncovered at the site were written on cuneiforms according to the Ugaritic style.
"The unearthed cuneiforms in Ugarit (modern Ras Shamra) are still gaining admiration till the current time as they include legends, rituals, alphabets, school exercises, dictionaries and stamps, and they constituted the most ancient alphabetic literature in old world," al-Qayyem said.
Medial cuneiforms with two distal articular facets and with a slight cleft or crease between the otherwise conjoined plantar and dorsal parts are reported as examples of partial bipartitions (Barclay; Barlow; Dastugue & Gervais).
Characterization of a Bipartite Medial Cuneiform: Micro-CT and Anatomical Study
Later radiographs, however, showed extra cuneiforms. The leg radiograph failed to demonstrate any clear anomaly.
Extra numbers of cuneiforms may not be visible in a small child as the foot is not ossified.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Tablets with cuneiform inscriptions that were discovered at the KE-ltepe archaeological site in Kayseri province during archeological excavations last week have revealed that 300 current Turkish words were in use in the Akkadian language 5,000 years ago.
The index finger of the lower hand is wrapped around the medial cuneiform.
There was point tenderness over the base of the second metatarsal extending to its articulation with the medial cuneiform of the right foot, more pronounced dorsally than plantarly.
As a young immigrant to Israel from Dusseldorf, Germany, with a recently earned bachelor's degree in art history, Graetz was taking a tour guide course in Jerusalem when her teacher showed the group an ancient cuneiform tablet.
As to the precise dates of the inventory tags, the last word is not yet out, but if Dreyer's dating proves to be correct, the proto-hieroglyphics could precede the proto-cuneiforms of Mesopotamia, and possibly even the token-envelope impressions (pre-cuneiforms) out of which the proto-cuneiforms and cuneiforms arose.
The radiographs also revealed a mild subluxation of the first and second cuneiform and evidence of interphalangeal joint space degeneration and cuboidal spurs.
The bipartite medial cuneiform is a rare tarsal developmental variant at the Lisfranc joint that was first described in 1942 [1,2].
These research articles and essays celebrate Sigrist's efforts at making cuneiform texts available for study while covering many other archaeological and historical discoveries in the years since.
When one adds in irrational disposition of tablets between museums, overworked (and underpaid) museum staff, conflicting interests, human error, the turbulent political conditions of the twentieth century, and the usual disparity between good intentions and reality, it seems likely that only new excavations that discover tablets in stratified context are likely to bring satisfactory answers to the numerous historical questions that surround the invention of cuneiform script.