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"The bronze Arkalochori Axe is a second millennium BC Minoan votive double axe excavated by Spyridon Marinatos in 1934 in the Arkalochori cave on Crete which is believed to be part of a religious ritual. It is inscribed with fifteen symbols. It has been suggested that these might be Linear A, although some scholars disagree. The axe and the Phaistos Disc are conserved in the Iraklion Archaeological Museum."

I believe the Arkalochori Axe is inscribed with the same syllabic script used on the Phaistos disk. The differences are only stylistic, the hieroglyphs in other words are a bit simplified/sketchy. Using thus the Phaistos disk phonetic values we can read the Arkalochori Axe text.

I have updated my site to include one section on the Arkalochori Axe translation:

[the-phaistos-disk.webnode.com]

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The Phaistos Disk 5439 Spiros 25-Mar-14 02:17
Re: The Phaistos Disk 869 Spiros 25-Mar-14 13:15
Re: The Phaistos Disk 708 randompHactor 26-Mar-14 02:40
Re: The Phaistos Disk 676 Spiros 26-Mar-14 12:40
seal fragment HM 992 701 Spiros 27-Apr-14 20:35
Re: The Phaistos Disk 594 Skatha 29-Apr-14 01:12
Re: The Phaistos Disk 566 Spiros 29-Apr-14 15:47
The Arkalochori Axe 775 Spiros 29-Apr-14 17:50
The Malia altar stone 545 Spiros 29-Apr-14 22:17
PD astronomy and religion 507 Spiros 10-May-14 16:13
Re: PD astronomy and religion 605 Peter Aleff 01-Jun-14 00:40
Re: PD astronomy and religion 564 Spiros 04-Jun-14 15:10
Re: PD astronomy and religion 515 Notinham 30-Jun-14 10:56
Phaistos disk - side B' 481 Spiros 08-Jun-14 04:34
Re: The Phaistos Disk 946 Spiros 31-Aug-15 20:30
Re: The Phaistos Disk 365 Spiros 28-Feb-18 11:49
Re: The Phaistos Disk 395 Race Jackson 28-Feb-18 23:31
Re: The Phaistos Disk 388 Spiros 04-Mar-18 06:00
Re: The Phaistos Disk 442 Race Jackson 07-Mar-18 01:59
A Translation of the Malia Altar Stone 372 Spiros 10-Jun-18 16:58
Re: The Phaistos Disk 452 jeffreyjoemiller 29-Jul-18 21:42


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