The Rongorongo Script: On a Listed Sequence in the Recto of Tablet “Mamari”. Part II

  title={The Rongorongo Script: On a Listed Sequence in the Recto of Tablet “Mamari”. Part II},
  author={Martyn Harris and Tomi S. Melka},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Linguistics},
  pages={234 - 273}
  • Martyn Harris, Tomi S. Melka
  • Published 2011
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Journal of Quantitative Linguistics
  • Abstract In Harris and Melka (2011a), we identified a fragment of text on the “Mamari” tablet (Cb) which echoes a short section of a verbal list-like formula recorded by Englert (1948) concerning the kills made by warriors during battle. We highlighted the possible correlation between “frigate bird” /600/ and “fish” /700/ glyphs and their presence in delimiter lists (Barthel, 1958; Horley, 2007) through an analysis based on the whole RR corpus, and a reduced corpus of texts, which we propose… CONTINUE READING
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