Writing in Anatolia: The Origins of the Anatolian Hieroglyphs and the Introductions of the Cuneiform Script

@inproceedings{Waal2012WritingIA,
  title={Writing in Anatolia: The Origins of the Anatolian Hieroglyphs and the Introductions of the Cuneiform Script},
  author={Willemijn Waal},
  year={2012}
}
Abstract This article argues that the Anatolian hieroglyphic script, which is generally thought to have been an invention of the second half of the second millennium BCE, has its origins already in the late third/early second millennium BCE. The argument that Anatolian hieroglyphs are much older than hitherto assumed is based on a wide array of evidence, such as (signs on) seals and textual data from both Anatolia and the Aegean. These data imply that Anatolian hieroglyphs, like virtually any… Expand

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