"Contains the narrative of the flood as pieced together and published by George Smith in 1872. There are sixteen fragments in the restoration."—Webster, 1913

The Deluge Tablet

"Contains the narrative of the flood as pieced together and published by George Smith in 1872. There…

A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land, a deluge.

Flood

A flood is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land, a deluge.

An illustration of an Assyrian tablet depicting part of the Deluge legend. A deluge myth or flood myth is a mythological story of a great flood sent by a deity or deities to destroy civilization as an act of divine retribution.

Assyrian Table with Deluge Legend

An illustration of an Assyrian tablet depicting part of the Deluge legend. A deluge myth or flood myth…