Sumerian cylinder seal (2100 b.c.): image and cuneiform text
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|Sumerian cylinder seal (2100 b.c.) depicts procession into the presence of god, cuneiform text at the right side|
What is image annotation?
In the image in this post picture is part of combined image text presentation.
This approach with Text over Image was popular with most cultures most of the time for thousands years.