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An Iraqi Sumerian birth certificate over 4,000 years old

 

Syria: 25 September 2021: An Iraqi Sumerian birth certificate over 4,000 years old . Where this small piece written in cuneiform script represents details of the birth certificate of a child in the Sumerian era.

This document identifies the gender of the newborn and the name of the parents, in addition to a footprint of the child made of clay that represents a silent imprint of his foot, dating from about 2000 BC.

 

The piece of Iraqi origin was found in the historic city of Nippur in the Diwaniyah Governorate in southern Iraq and is currently displayed in the Museum of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States of America and maybe the oldest birth document known to the world and history.

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