Saturday, November 24, 2018

The Stone Prism of Esarhaddon

Black basalt rectangular-sided monument recording Esarhaddon’s restoration of Babylon, 670BC (via British Museum).

In our electronic day and age, what of our writing and thought will be preserved so well for so long?

1 comment:

  1. The library that we shot off on Voyagers 1 and 2 can't be re-written (easily) by the progressive movement. Everything else...including re-runs of Amos and Andy, are subject to revisionist book-burning. Paper burns at 451 Fahrenheit...