Archaeology in the News! 7-12-13

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The oldest inscription found in Jerusalem is a 3,000-year-old text, in an unknown language on the top of a jug, is earliest alphabetical writing ever found in city. However ASOR Member Chris Rollston writes that he has deciphered it.

Primitive inscriptions dating back about 5,000 years – and believed to be 1,400 years older than the most ancient written Chinese language – have been discovered in Shanghai, archaeologists report. (more…)

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