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Jean-Jacques Glassner is a research director at the French National Center for Scientific Research.

Zainab Bahrani is an associate professor of art history and archaeology at Columbia University.

Marc Van De Mieroop is a professor of history and Middle East and Asian languages and cultures at Columbia University.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Writing History, Cuneiform writing, Picture-writing, Sumerians Communication