The Story of Decipherment: From Egyptian Hieroglyphs to Maya Script

Author: Maurice Pope
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by willvarfar   2018-02-07
Ancient texts are deciphered by experts. And its very far from trivial!

Strongly recommend this textbook https://www.amazon.com/Story-Decipherment-Egyptian-Hieroglyp...

Its all about deciphering ancient languages. It doesn't quite get as far as the very recent breakthroughs e.g. Inca knots.