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Alice Kober - cracked the linear B code

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06 June 2013 at 3:45pm | IP Logged 
Here is an interesting article on the BBC website about Alice Kober, an American lady who played a crucial role in decoding Linear B back in 1950s. According to the article, she learned lot of ancient languages as a means to cracking the code. Truy fascinating story.


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