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Margalit Fox: Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code
Phone (212) 369-2180
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Category Talks & Lectures

Margalit Fox: Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 7:00p
Barnes and Noble New York, NY

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The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code
by Margalit Fox

Overview
In 1900, while excavating on Crete, the charismatic Victorian archaeologist Arthur Evans unearthed inscribed clay tablets amid the ruins of a lavish Bronze Age palace. Written by palace scribes circa 1450 b.c., the script they displayed—featuring outline drawings of swords, chariots, and horses' heads, as well as other tiny pictograms—resembled no alphabet ever seen. Evans named the script Linear
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Barnes and Noble
150 E. 86th St.
New York, NY 10028
(212) 794-1962
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