The decipherment of linear B.

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Published by Cambridge U.P. in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ventris, Michael.,
  • Inscriptions, Linear B.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsP1035 .C5 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 164 p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5547411M
LC Control Number67026066

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