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The Decipherment and Study of Other Scripts
Principles of the Methodology of the Decipherment
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Achaemenide Akkadian alphabetic script ancient Orient appearing Asia Minor Assyrian Babylonian Babylonian cuneiform writing bilingual inscriptions bilingual text Bogazkoy Bossert Carian century b.c. Champollion clay tablets combinatory method conclusion consonant Cretan cuneiform characters cuneiform Hittite cuneiform script Cypriote decipher decipherment demotic determinatives Dhorme Early Persian Egypt Egyptian hieroglyphics Egyptian script Egyptian writing Elamite Etruscan etymological method fact German glyphic grammatical Greek language Grotefend hieratic hiero hieroglyphic Hittite Hrozny Hurrian Idalion identical ideograms ideographic Indo-European Indo-European languages interpretation Jensen Karatepe Karkhemish king known language written Latin Linear Class linguistic Luwian Lydian Lydian language meaning ment Meroitic Meroitic script millennium B.C. Mitanni Numidian Old Persian phonetic symbols phonetic values pictographic portion race script and language scriptions Semitic shown in Fig Sumerian syllabic syllabic signs Syria system of writing text written tions translation transliteration Tusratta Ugaritic unknown language Urartaean vowel whereas word-signs words written bilingually