Browsing the "Writing" Tag

Could the pharaohs read hieroglyphics?

April 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research suggests that Egyptian royal children were educated and could probably read and write. “Relatively late sources suggest that

Ancient Greek poem translated

September 11th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers have translated an newly-discovered ancient Greek poem which deifies Poppaea Sabina, the wife of Emperor Nero. Based on the

Rune-inscribed comb found in Germany

April 16th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

The oldest engravings of letters ever found in central Germany have been discovered on an ancient deer antler comb. The

3D printing cuneiform tablets

May 25th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers have come up with a cool use for 3D printing technology – making duplicates of ancient cuneiform tablets. Tablets