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The Gilgamesh Flood Tablet

The Gilgamesh Flood Tablet, 700 BCE — Mesopotamia
15.24 cm13.33 cm

The Gilgamesh Flood Tablet is a Mesopotamian, Clay Artifact created in 700 BCE. It lives at the The British Museum in London. The image is available via Institutional Open Content, and tagged Epic Poems, Cuneiform, and Artifact. Source

The 11th Tablet of the Epic of Gilgamesh, telling how the gods determined to send a flood to destroy the earth.

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