Treasures of the UCLA Library: Cuneiform Tablets

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures graduate student Sara Brumfield recounts her experience working at the UCLA Library’s Center for Primary Research and Training, where she described and translated two collections of cuneiform tablets: the Edward A. Dickson Cuneiform Tablet Collection (ca 2100-562 BCE) and the Cumberland Clark Cuneiform Tablet Collection (ca 2250 BC).

See more information about the Center for Primary Research and Training:
http://www.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/researchlibrary/9613.cfm

See more information about UCLA Library’s Special Collections:
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special.cfm

Writer, Director, Editor, and Producer — ERIN FLANNERY
Production Manager — LUCINDA NEWSOME
Associate Producer and Set Designer — KELLEY BACHLI
Cinematographer — BRYAN DONNELL
Additional Cinematography — GORO TOSHIMA
Original music — TONY MORALES
Manuscripts Librarian — GENIE GUERARD
Visual Art Specialist — OCTAVIO OLVERA

Documentary Funding:
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Fund
University Librarian Discretionary Fund

Special thanks to:
UCLA University Librarian GARY E. STRONG
Director of Library Special Collections TOM HYRY
Former Head of Charles E. Young Research Library Special Collections VICTORIA STEELE
Staff of Library Special Collections

Appearing:
Sara Brumfield
Ralph Andrew Compton
Michael Heinle
Alice Mandell
Ryan Roberts
Jared Wolfe


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