Monday, June 01, 2009

Undecipherable Languages

Andrew Robinson, visiting fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, has written a fascinating article on ancient languages that have never been deciphered.  In “Decoding Antiquity: Eight Scripts That Still Can't Be Read,” he reviews Linear A, Proto-Elamite, the Phaistos disc, as well as others from around the world.  The end of the article includes an inset box of ancient languages that have been cracked. 

HT: Explorator

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