Gilgamesh Dream Tablet
Gilgamesh Dream Tablet is one of the oldest surviving literary works estimated to be 3,500 years old. The United States is going to return this tablet to Iraq. The clay tablet was stolen from a museum in Iraq in 1991 and taken into the US in 2007 through illegal means. It was seized by the US Department of Justice in 2019.
The Gilgamesh Tablet features inscriptions in Sumerian language of the Sumer civilization of ancient Mesopotamia. It shows parts of a Sumerian poem from the Epic of the Gilgamesh – one of the world’s oldest known religious texts.