What were the various scripts developed by the Mycenaean culture?

What were the various scripts developed by the Mycenaean culture?

Linear B Script was the writing system used by the Mycenaean civilization. Examples of this script have been recovered from late Minoan II contexts in Crete and Mycenaean IIIA-B contexts in mainland Greece, which suggest that the script was in use between c. 1450 and c. 1100 BCE.

Has the Minoan script been deciphered?

Linear A was the primary script used in palace and religious writings of the Minoan civilization. It was discovered by archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans. It was succeeded by Linear B, which was used by the Mycenaeans to write an early form of Greek. No texts in Linear A have been deciphered.

What do the Linear B tablets say?

Linear B is a principally syllabic script written with some 89 different signs which have been deciphered as representing both bare vowels (i.e. a, e, i, o, u) and open syllables of the form consonant+vowel (e.g. pa, pe, pi, po, pu).

Where was the Linear B script found?


Who used Linear A script?

Linear A is one of two main scripts used during the Minoan Proto-palatial period (1900–1700 BC); the other is a Cretan hieroglyphic script. Linear A was used in the central-southern region (Mesara) of Crete, and Cretan hieroglyphic script was used on the northern and northeastern parts of Crete.

What are the 3 types of Achilles tendon surgeries called?

Types of Achilles tendon repair

  • Gastrocnemius recession—The orthopedic surgeon lengthens the calf muscles to reduce stress on the tendon.
  • Debridement and repair—During this procedure, the surgeon removes the damaged part of the Achilles tendon and repairs the remaining tendon with sutures or stitches.

How painful is Achilles surgery?

Achilles tendon surgery is often an outpatient procedure. This means you can go home the same day. You will have some pain after your surgery, especially in the first few days.

How do you know if you've torn your Achilles tendon?

Although it's possible to have no signs or symptoms with an Achilles tendon rupture, most people have: The feeling of having been kicked in the calf. Pain, possibly severe, and swelling near the heel. An inability to bend the foot downward or "push off" the injured leg when walking.

Where is the largest tendon in the body?

The Achilles tendon connects the bones of your heel to your calf muscles and allows you to flex your foot and point your toes. It is the longest and largest tendon in the body. It is also one of the most commonly injured.

Which is the strongest tendon?

Achilles tendon

What is the largest muscle in the body?

gluteus maximus

What's the smallest muscle in your body?

the stapedius

What's the second strongest muscle in your body?

So here are the top five strongest muscles in the body based on these different ways to measure strength:

  • Heart. The heart, which consists of cardiac muscle, is said to be the hardest working muscle in the body. ...
  • Masseter. ...
  • Soleus. ...
  • Gluteus Maximus. ...
  • Uterus.