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Riddle of the Script: How the World's Most Difficult Puzzle Was Solved


Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, mystery, language, Bronze Age tablets, humans, student, solving, puzzle )

Giana
- 781 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Linear B, the mysterious language discovered on Bronze Age tablets unearthed in 1900, had baffled linguists for decades. Then along came a 21-year-old graduate named Alice Kober... Margalit Fox tells the remarkable story.



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Freya H. (339)
Thursday July 11, 2013, 7:40 pm
Sometimes all you need is a fresh perspective.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (129)
Thursday July 11, 2013, 8:59 pm
noted, thanks!
 

Maggie Kearns (7)
Friday July 12, 2013, 4:42 am
Sadly, there are so many unsung heroes in academia. Kudos to Ms Fox for bringing Alice Kober's work to light.
 
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