The Phaistos Disk

@article{Schwartz1959ThePD,
  title={The Phaistos Disk},
  author={Benjamin Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  year={1959},
  volume={18},
  pages={105 - 112}
}
N THE fifty years since the discovery of the Phaistos disk by Pernier, numerous interpretations and even decipherments have been advanced by a varied assortment of scholars. Not one of these, including especially the recent "Wege zu seiner Entzifferung" of Ernst Schertel,2 has made even a single contributidn to the interpretation of the disk. The result, perhaps inevitably, is that any attempt upon this unique document is fraught with peril to the author's reputation, and it is with some… Expand
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