The Earliest Writing in the World
Introduced by E. G. Turner
Director of the Institute of Classical Studies,
University of London with I. E. S. Edwards
Keeper of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities, British Museum
C. J. Gadd
Professor of Ancient Semitic Languages and Civilisations,
University of London and Margaret Drower
Lecturer in Ancient History. University College, London
The speakers trace the modern discovery of ancient pre-alphabetic scripts and the stages by which they were deciphered.
Produced by John Irving
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