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Ugarit Clay Tablet



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Description:
The Ugarit cuneiform script is the only known alphabetic cuneiform known to have existed. The language of the Ugarits is practically identical with the ancient Hebrew language as well as other contemporary Semitic languages.

Era:
Cuneiform Semitic Script

Image Credit:
Unknown

Date of Inscription:
1800 BCE (?)

Location of Discovery:
Ras Shamra, Syria

Date of Discovery:
1920's

Current Location:
?

Language:
Ugarit

Writing Surface:
Clay Tablet

Transliteration:
TBD

Translation:
TBD

Comments:
The Ugarit cuneiform script is the only known alphabetic cuneiform known to have existed. The language of the Ugarits is practically identical with the ancient Hebrew language as well as other contemporary Semitic languages. For more on the Ugaritic script and language and its close relationship to Hebrew see our section on Ugarit.






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