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Complex Graphemes in Proto-Elamite

" The proto-Elamite material offers a unique opportunity to survey the early development of a pristine, or at least only partially derivative writing system. Albeit unquestionably inspired by the slightly earlier writing system of southern Mesopotamia conventionally called proto-cuneiform, proto-Elamite exhibits a high degree of independent development of both sign repertoire and text structure. The present study explores how complex graphemes are formed in proto-Elamite. That information is subsequently used to isolate specialized vocabularies and text-groups..."

Author(s):  Dahl, Jacob
Format:  Article
Publisher:  Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI)
Publication City:  Los Angeles
Date:  2005
Source:  Cuneiform Digital Library Journal (CDLJ)
Volume:  2005
Number:  3