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Story of Decipherment : From Egyptian Hieroglyphs To Maya Script (Rev 99 Edition)

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In this "concise, well-organized study" ("Library Journal"), Pope presents a complete history of the science of decipherment. 125 illustrations.

Synopsis:

The second revised edition of an introduction to archaeological writing. Pope discusses the contributions to the science of decipherment and examines the developments made by practitioners. Also provided is a description of the process of decipherment with quotations from the original publications. Includes colour illustrations.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-224) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500281055
Author:
Pope, Maurice
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Writing
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Alphabet
Subject:
Translating & Interpreting
Subject:
Inscriptions
Subject:
Extinct languages
Subject:
Paleography
Subject:
Writing -- History.
Subject:
Alphabets & Writing Systems
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
7703
Publication Date:
19990631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.50x6.30x.74 in. 1.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The second revised edition of an introduction to archaeological writing. Pope discusses the contributions to the science of decipherment and examines the developments made by practitioners. Also provided is a description of the process of decipherment with quotations from the original publications. Includes colour illustrations.
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