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Re: Nabatean, was Re: VMs: Personal Guess

--- Jacques Guy <jguy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 12/08/2003 11:57:13 PM, Barbara Barrett
> <barbarabarrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Certainly although the Phaistos Disk was
> > for a very long time the only
> > example of that script, there have since been
> > found axe heads and the like which also have 
> > inscriptions in that script.


> In Andrew Robinson's "Lost Languages" page 307:
> "Detail from the haft
> of the Arkalochori axce". Three columns of signs, of
> which only one
> looks (vaguely) like the "mohawk head" of the
> Phaistos disk.

There's definitely a ring (signet ring or pendant)
with Linear A inscriptions. Opinions differ whether
it's the same language / dialect.

Cheers, Rene

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