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Media: Article/Disappearance of Ancient Scripts

Submitter: Mike Cahill

Submitter Email: mike_cahill@sil.org
Media Body: >From the Washington Post - ''In the first study of its kind, three
experts in the study of written language have described the common
characteristics that caused three famous scripts -- ancient Egyptian,
Middle Eastern cuneiform and pre-Columbian Mayan -- to disappear.''

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A40010-2003Aug24.html

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Issue Number: 14.2261
Date Posted: August 27, 2003

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