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Question :
What is Cuneiform writing of numerals ?

Answer :
It is kind of wedge shaped writing of numerals, which developed in the Mesapotamia valley, and was very much in use in ancient times. Lack of other writing materials led the people to stamp inscriptions on clay bricks with sticks which usually were triangular with sharp edges.
The Cuneiform numerals for 1, 2 and 3 are .
Cuneiform numerals were created by the Sumerians from ca. 3000 BC
Cuneiforms were written on clay tablets, on which symbols were drawn with a blunt reed for a stylus.