"I Am Enheduanna"
THE WORLD'S FIRST AUTHOR WAS A WOMAN AND A HYMNIST TO THE GODDESS. DISCOVER HOW SHE WROTE HER WAY INTO HISTORY BOOKS IN THIS ONLINE EXHIBIT.
Amorite Clay Plaque depicting a woman Isin-Larsa Period Mesopotamia 2000-1800 BCE. Used here to illustrate the kind of prayerful state Enheduanna may have experienced.
Photo credit: Creative Commons/Mary Harrsch
Photographed at the Seattle Art Museum in Seattle, Washington.