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Discovery and deciphiering of the Crete inscriptions ‘Liner B’

The palace of Knossos in Crete was excavated by British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans in 1900. The excavation also ‘discovered a large number of clay tablets inscribed with mysterious symbols’ (Ager, 2013) and Evans ‘dubbed the inscriptions and the language … Continue reading

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead; the establishment of the work

The English translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead was first published in 1927 b y the Oxford University Press. Since then, the name of Dr. Walter Yeeling Evans-Wentz has been associated to this mysterious book of Buddhism as … Continue reading

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