Actualización:  3 abril 2005


University of FLorida

Samples of Babylonian Clay Tablets, with cuneiform inscriptions, in Special Collections. These tablets are original temple receipts.

Special Collections includes such rare items as Babylonian clay tablets dating from 2350 B.C.; pieces of Greek and Latin ostraka (fragments of pottery containing written inscriptions); papyrus; coptic textiles (original pieces of fabrics, tapestry, and embroidery from Egyptian tombs); selected special editions of books; limited editions; selected 18th Century newspapers; early printed works and beautiful facsimiles; early American, Confederate, and Florida imprints; examples of private press works and early printers; dime novels; miniature books, and illuminated manuscripts.