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The Emergence Of Handwriting Didn't Bring An End To Prehistoric 'Bookkeeping'
2014-07-14 09:45:27

It was previously believed that the use of clay tokens for trade records discontinued with the arrival of written bookkeeping. However, a new discovery of clay tokens dated after written records commenced, suggests the token system was still used thousands of years later.

Crowd-Sourcing To Crack Oldest Un-deciphered Writing System
2012-11-28 12:13:24

The oldest un-deciphered writing system in the world has eluded academics for years, but now a researcher is attempting to harness the power of ‘crowd-sourcing’ to solve this ancient riddle.

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2009-10-15 11:15:14

New technologies and academic collaborations are helping scholars at the University of Chicago analyze hundreds of ancient documents in Aramaic, one of the Middle East’s oldest continuously spoken and written languages.


Word of the Day
shavie
  • A trick or prank.
The word 'shavie' is related to 'shave'.