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Story of Decipherment : From Egyptian Hieroglyphs To Maya Script (Rev 99 Edition)by Maurice Pope
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In this "concise, well-organized study" ("Library Journal"), Pope presents a complete history of the science of decipherment. 125 illustrations.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-224) and index.
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