Written by: Bexx Caswell-Olson
Primary Source: Wallace Conservation Lab
Today in the lab – a cuneiform tablet from circa 1800 B.C. It’s getting a special box with foam padding. This may be the oldest thing I’ve ever held in my hands. It’s kind of amazing.
You can see it for yourself in the MSU Libraries’ Special Collections. Find it here.
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