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The stone that spoke : and other clues to the decipherment of lost languages

Author: Steven Frimmer
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©1969.
Series: Science survey book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the discoveries of and efforts to decipher long forgotten languages and relates how the interpretation of Egyptian hieroglyphics, Assyrian cuneiform, and the Linear "B" of the Minoans opened important doors to these ancient civilizations.
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Frimmer
OCLC Number: 11707
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Science survey book.
Responsibility: by Steven Frimmer.

Abstract:

Describes the discoveries of and efforts to decipher long forgotten languages and relates how the interpretation of Egyptian hieroglyphics, Assyrian cuneiform, and the Linear "B" of the Minoans opened important doors to these ancient civilizations.

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