Robinson: Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts. Paperback
- Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts
- Andrew Robinson 2009
- Paperback, 352 p. 9.25 H x 1.25 D x 7.50 W inches
Undeciphered scripts have long tantalized the public, whether it s the possibility of hearing the voices of ancient peoples or the puzzle solver s taste for the challenges posed by breaking codes. Here, Andrew Robinson investigates the most famous examples, beginning with the stories of three great decipherments: Egyptian hieroglyphs, Maya glyphs, and the Minoan Linear B clay tablets. He then covers the important scripts that have yet to be cracked, such as the Etruscan alphabet and Rongorongo from Easter Island."