"Gilgamesh" Woodcut by Irving Amen (1918-2011). Pencil Signed lower right. Titled and numbered (25/50) lower left. This wonderful image was published for the members of The Limited Editions Club in Avon, Connecticut. Gilgamesh is the oldest known epic poem. It is believed to be of Sumerian origin and to have been written 2000 B.C. The text was pieced together from fragments of Babylonian cuneiform tablets. Image Size: 21 x 11.75 in. Sheet Size: 26 x 19.25 in. Unframed.