Event: CRACKING ANCIENT CODES
Organizer: ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM
Speakers: Andrew Robinson, Thomas Young, Michael Ventris
Tickets: £4 (concessions may apply)
Date: Oct 7th 2:00pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Oct 7th 6:00am | ET: Oct 7th 9:00am.
Europe - UK: Oct 7th 2:00pm | CET: Oct 7th 3:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Oct 7th 9:00pm | AET: Oct 8th 12:00am.
"With Andrew Robinson, author of biographies of Jean-François Champollion, Thomas Young and Michael Ventris, and also Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World’s Undeciphered Scripts
Undeciphered ancient scripts tantalise. They include the Etruscan alphabet, Indus seal script, Rongorongo from remote Easter Island, Zapotec script from Mexico—probably the first writing system in the Americas—and Crete’s unique Phaistos disc—apparently the world’s first ‘printed’ document..."
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