Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


20 December 2013

Again on Linear A Metrograms J and E

Giulio M. Facchetti Kadmos 51 (2012): 27-32.

From the introduction

J and E, the most frequent metrograms of Linear A archives, are reconsidered in their main occurrences, after the discovery of a new text that has been used to demonstrate the value J=1/2. The metrogram J is the most attested in Linear A, followed by E (114 and 58 occurences, respectively, using the data of GORILA 5). In a previous article I showed that among the few totaled texts (“ku-ro texts”) with metric signs, only HT 9a is sufficiently preserved for a scientific and reliable analysis.

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