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Archive for September 17th, 2006
Language Log: Oldest Writing System vs. Oldest Language
This morning NPR reported on an exciting find in Veracruz, Mexico: the discovery of fragments with apparent writing dating back to the Olmec civilization, nearly 3000 years ago. This would, the NPR introducer of the segment said, be “the oldest writing found in the Americas”. She then handed […]
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