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She Wrote on Clay

The story of a daring young woman

who lived 3800 years ago.


A novel about a daring young woman, the daughter of a scribe, who strives to become a female scribe, in the city of Sippar. In order to fulfill her destiny she enters the gagû, and becomes a nadītu.


The novel is based on the spellbinding life of the nadītu, a class of wealthy, monastic women who lived 3800 years ago in Mesopotamia.

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