The 'Epic of Gilgamesh' revised: 2,600-year-old clay tablet adds a new chapter to one of the first great works of literature and reveals ‘Cacophonous Abode of Gods’
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A missing chapter has been found for one of the first great works of literature.
Researchers have discovered a new clay tablet that adds 20 previously unknown lines to the 'Epic of Gilgamesh'.
The famous poem, which dates back to 2100 BC, tells the story of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, and Enkidu, a man created by the gods to stop him from oppressing the people of Uruk.
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