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


Christian codices are fakes

April 14th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A couple weeks I posted about the discovery of what may be the earliest Christian writings; some 70 lead codices



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