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Cuneiform script, an ancient writing system originating in Mesopotamia in the 4th millennium BC
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Cuneiform writing, which originated in southern Mesopotamia, was invented probably by the Sumerians, who used it to inscribe the Sumerian language; it was subsequently adapted for writing the Akkadian language, of which Babylonian and Assyrian are dialects.
The use of the Persian cuneiform was confined to the period from 550 to 330 bc.
The Elamite cuneiform is frequently called the language of the second form because it appears in the second position of the trilingual inscriptions of the Achaemenian kings.
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