Talk:Elamite cuneiform

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Move[edit]

Elamite Cuneiform should be moved here (capitalization).

Cjdz - I think you did a good job expanding this page from the one sentence blurb. However, while reading your edits, I felt that you could provide visual graphics about the variants of Elamite Cuneiform. For example, you say that some logograms are borrowed from Sumerian Cuneiform. Perhaps you could provide a visual example of what logograms were borrowed from Sumerian Cuneiform. In addition, maybe you could expand on how this writing system was deciphered. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Hkl23 (talkcontribs) 21:42, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Possible improvements[edit]

I feel that the most important possible improvement would be the aforementioned addition of images. Besides this, I feel that this article could be improved by adding some information on differences between the two variants of Elamite cuneiform. The article could also be improved by adding more history: why was Elamite cuneiform developed? How was Elamite written after Elamite cuneiform fell into disuse? —Fuzzy Pickle (talk) 00:23, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

From Frank[edit]

Good job in adding information. I feel that you can write a bit more on the script, and the structure. Maybe give a chart or something that lists the consonants and the symbols if possible. Or at least a rough estimate of the number of symbols? You could also elaborate on the point of elamite cuneiform being a syllabary.

Possible topics that could be added to this section would be orientation of the script, and medium the text is written on (maybe clay or stones?).

Maybe also contrast between the strucutre or significant differences between the two variants. Since it is a syllabary, does it use diacritics? How many consonants does it have? I don't know how much information there is on your script, so I am just giving suggestions. Chujianma (talk) 03:40, 20 November 2008 (UTC)