The writing of old

Aztec

Aztec

I’ve always been interested in the different forms of writing and language the ancients used. Deciphering them must be crazy, and there are some that still haven’t been cracked like the Olmec. Here a few of some of the most beautiful yet mind-boggling writings of old.

Assyrian Cuneiform writing on a clay tablet

Assyrian Cuneiform writing on a clay tablet

Indian Sanskrit

Indian Sanskrit

Olmec writing. Decode anyone?

Olmec writing. Decode anyone?

Gaelic writing

Gaelic writing

Egyptian hieroglyphics

Egyptian hieroglyphics

Chinese writing - from old to new

Chinese writing – from old to new

Nubian

Nubian

Ancient Maori writing

Ancient Maori writing

Minoan writing

Minoan writing

Mayan hieroglyphs

Mayan hieroglyphs

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  1. Pingback: READ: The ancient Olmec Civilization | 3rdeyeviZion

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