Evans, Arthur J.
Scripta minoa: the written documents of minoan Crete with special reference to the archives of Knossos (Band 2): The archives of Knossos: clay tablets inscribed in linear script B — Oxford, 1952

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CONTENTS

THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLAY TABLET WRITING IN CRETE
THE MINOAN LINEAR SIGNARY ....

SIGNS COMMON TO SCRIPT A AND SCRIPT B

SIGNS PECULIAR TO LINEAR SCRIPT A

SIGNS PECULIAR TO LINEAR SCRIPT B

RETROSPECT OF EARLY LINEAR SIGNS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

LINEAR SCRIPT B: THE PALACE ARCHIVES OF KNOSSOS

DESCRIPTION AND COMMENTARY: THE NUMERICAL ORDER OF THE TABLETS
LINEAR SCRIPT B . . .

FORMULAE AND PURPOSE OF THE TABLETS IN SCRIPT B

LISTS OF NAMES OF PERSONS IN SCRIPT B .

The longer lists of names, 45. The sign-groups on the chariot tablets and wheel tablets, 46. Prefixes, 47. Suffixes,
48. Reduplicated Signs, 48. Grammatical Terminations, 49. Case-endings, 50.

COMMODITY TABLETS IN SCRIPT B ......

Numerals in Script B, 51. 'Total' Signs, 52. Abnormal numerals, 52. 'Percentage' tablets, 53. Weights and

measures of value, 53. Ingots, 54. Men, Women, and Children as Commodities, 54.
Chariots, Wheels, and Tires, 56. Cuirasses, 57. Swords, 57. Adzes, Javelins, Arrows, Vessels, 58.
Agricultural produce, 59. Cereal crops, 59. Saffron, 60. Other plants, 60. Fruit-trees and vines, 60.
Livestock, 60. Other 'Commodity' signs, 61.
Signs with phonetic value, used to denote commodities 62.

CLAY SEALINGS WITH SURCHARGED SIGNS ......

GRAFFITI ..........

TABLET INSCRIBED WITH SEAL-ENGRAVER'S DESIGNS .....

SCRIPT AND SPEECH .........

The conditions for decipherment, 68. Minoan and Anatolian, 69; and 'Keftiu', 70; and Hittite, 71; and Cypriote
syllabary, 72.

SUMMARY ..........

INVENTORY OF THE TABLETS CLASSIFIED BY THEIR CONTENTS .

CONCORDANCE OF NUMERATIONS OF TABLETS IN OTHER PUBLICATIONS

CONCORDANCE OF NUMBERS OF TABLETS IN THIS VOLUME AND IN THE
REGISTER OF THE MUSEUM AT HERAKLEION (CANDIA) .

CRITICAL NOTES ON THE LINEAR TEXTS IN SCRIPT B

TABLETS IN SCRIPT B NOT INCLUDED IN THE DEFINITIVE NUMERATION
B 1-1574 ..........

TABLETS 1575-1651 .........

TABLETS IN THE GIAMALAKIS COLLECTION, CANDIA, LATER IDENTIFIED WITH TABLETS IN SERIES B
TABLETS 04. OI-95 FOUND DURING EXCAVATIONS OF 1904 .....

TABLETS M I-27: 126-38 TRANSFERRED TO THE HERAKLEION MUSEUM IN 1949

INDEX . . . . .

VOCABULARY .......

TABLES 1-5 ...... .

LINE DRAWINGS OF TABLETS B 1-1574 .
COLLOTYPE PLATES XIV-XCVII (LESS XCII)

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