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Sumerian Coloring Pages revisited

Re-running this one to celebrate the official launch of Broken Tablet.

I found this on DeviantArt from the amazingly talented Ginger Opal: lovely Sumerian costume line art. Since grown-up coloring books are all the rage, why don’t you print this out and break out the colored pencils?…

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Kindle Scout campaign retrospective

I wrote this on not-yet-end-of-day on April 30th. While the campaign was still running. How can this be a retrospective?

Well, I have an all-day meeting on Day 30, so I won’t be online. So as far as I’m concerned, this is the end of the campaign.…

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Counting with Cuneiform

Here’s a quick lesson on how to count like a Sumerian. (Note: there are many different historical counting systems. This is one, and simplified at that.)

Sumerians counted in base 60

This practice has survived down to today in the number of seconds in a minute, and minutes in an hour.…

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Micah Joel

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