Pre-Writing

Uruk IV

Uruk III

Archaic

ED I-II

ED IIIa

ED IIIb

Early Dynastic IIIb

Early Dynastic

Ebla

Old Akkadian

Lagaš II

Ur III

Old Assyrian

Early Old Babylonian

Old Babylonian

Middle Assyrian

Middle Babylonian

Middle Hittite

Neo-Assyrian

Neo-Babylonian

Late Babylonian

Achaemenid

Seleucid

Hellenistic

Parthian

Uncertain

Middle Hittit

Uncertain

Early Dynastic or Old Akkadian

Early Dynastic or Ur III

First Millennium

Late Middle Assyrian or early Neo-Assyrian

9th century

9th/8th century

8th century

7th century

Unclear date

8th/7th century

Unknown

Standard Babylonian

Urartian

Unknown

Pre-Writing/Administrative
View text SVJAD 117 Larsa Old Babylonian
Uruk IV/Lexical
View text W 09123,d Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 09169,d Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 09206,k Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 09656,h1 Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 09656,x Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 15920,a4 Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 16621,a Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 20421,1 Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 20421,2 Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 21060,5 + 6 ? Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
View text W 21060,16 Uruk Uruk IV clay tablet
Uruk III/Lexical
View text ATU 3, pl. 062, W ... ? Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 05 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 06 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 07 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 08 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 09 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 10 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 11 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text ATU 7, pl. 94, HD 12 Uruk Uruk III clay tablet
View text Ashm 1928-445b Jemdet Nasr Uruk III clay tablet
View text BM 116625 Jemdet Nasr Uruk III clay tablet
View text CUNES 52-00-001 uncertain Uruk III clay tablet
View text CUNES 52-00-003 uncertain Uruk III clay tablet