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Using AI to Read Cuneiform Tablets

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Scientists have combined 3D scanning with artificial intelligence to read 5000 year old cuneiform tablets, some of the oldest human documents. These tablets cover everything from lists to court decisions to medical texts. There’s an estimated million cuneiform tablets that still exist.

Source: https://techxplore.com/news/2023-11-automatic-text-recognition-ancient-cuneiform.html

Source: https://diglib.eg.org/handle/10.2312/gch20231157