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A Translation of the Arkalochori Axe and the Malia Altar Stone

  title={A Translation of the Arkalochori Axe and the Malia Altar Stone},
  author={Peter Zsolt Revesz},
  journal={WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications archive},
  • P. Revesz
  • Published 2017
  • Linguistics
  • WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications archive
This paper presents a translation of the Arkalochori Axe and the Malia Altar Stone inscriptions, which are some of the longest known Cretan Hieroglyph inscriptions together with the Phaistos Disk. The translations are checked using two consistency criteria. First, a synoptic transliteration is used that aligns symbols from several scripts that are evolutionarily related. When the phonetic values of the different cognate scripts match, then the synoptic transliteration strengthens the… 

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