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Rated: E · Short Story · Action/Adventure · #2292669
A Sumerian Legacy
As the archaeologist brushed away the layers of dirt, she uncovered a small, clay tablet with Sumerian cuneiform script etched onto its surface. She gently lifted the tablet from the ground and held it up to the light, carefully examining its intricate symbols and lines.

The ancient language was a mystery to most, but she had spent years studying it and was able to decipher some of the text. The tablet appeared to be a record of a transaction between two merchants, one selling grain to the other in exchange for a large amount of silver.

As she continued to read, she felt a sense of excitement and wonder. This little piece of clay was a portal to another time and place, a window into the lives of people who lived thousands of years ago.

She carefully packed up the tablet and made her way back to her lab, eager to learn more about the Sumerian language and the culture that created it. She knew that this small discovery was just the beginning of a lifelong journey of discovery and fascination with this ancient civilization.
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