FactGrid Cuneiform Project

FactGrid Cuneiform Project

You are not looking at a sheet of cookies or ceramic tiles (in slide 2), these are a group of tablets from the Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara, Turkey. They come from an ancient city called Kanesh, in Kültepe Turkey, in the region of Cappadocia, where more than 20k tablets have been recovered (so far) which date between 1930-1730 B.C. Each of these tablets record the names, places, and notable objects of a world once forgotten to history, but one that we can now restore and preserve through digital tools and methods. But before diving into the digital world of these objects, let’s talk briefly about why these objects are in need of protection and digital preservation.

Why build a multi-modal Linked Data Model for Cuneiform Languages?

There are numerous reasons why building a linked data model will be helpful to many different parties.

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Quelle: https://blog.factgrid.de/archives/2833

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