Sentence Examples


  • Before the decipherment of the cuneiform texts our knowledge of its history, however, was scanty and questionable.
  • She stopped in front of one at last, taking in the cuneiform writing.
  • Cuneiform inscriptions and bas-reliefs have been found at the sources of both the western and eastern Tigris, as well as at various points on the cliffs along the upper course of both branches.
  • According to the developed cuneiform system of writing, words may be written by means of a sign (or combination of signs) expressive of the entire word, or they may be spelled out phonetically in syllables.
  • The cuneiform symbols on his back were purple, marking him as a servant to the Others.