Re: Phaistos disk forgery?

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Fri Jun 27 2008 - 10:39:50 CDT

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    On 6/27/2008 2:02 AM, Andrew West wrote:
    > 2008/6/27 John Hudson <>:
    >> The upcoming issue of the archaeology journal Minerva will apparently
    >> contain an essay charging that the Phaistos Disk, whose signs were recently
    >> encoded in Plane 1, is a modern forgery. Should be interesting.
    > It certainly won't be the first time that someone has claimed that the
    > disc is a modern forgery ... nor the last time no doubt. But it is an
    > opinion that does not represent scholarly consensus.
    Who knows, perhaps there's someone out there already working on an
    article proving that Unicode itself is a moder forgery :-D


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