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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 5366 Spiros 25-Mar-14 02:17
Re: The Phaistos Disk 823 Spiros 25-Mar-14 13:15
Re: The Phaistos Disk 674 randompHactor 26-Mar-14 02:40
Re: The Phaistos Disk 640 Spiros 26-Mar-14 12:40
seal fragment HM 992 663 Spiros 27-Apr-14 20:35
Re: The Phaistos Disk 565 Skatha 29-Apr-14 01:12
Re: The Phaistos Disk 536 Spiros 29-Apr-14 15:47
The Arkalochori Axe 744 Spiros 29-Apr-14 17:50
The Malia altar stone 508 Spiros 29-Apr-14 22:17
PD astronomy and religion 480 Spiros 10-May-14 16:13
Re: PD astronomy and religion 576 Peter Aleff 01-Jun-14 00:40
Re: PD astronomy and religion 537 Spiros 04-Jun-14 15:10
Re: PD astronomy and religion 486 Notinham 30-Jun-14 10:56
Phaistos disk - side B' 455 Spiros 08-Jun-14 04:34
Re: The Phaistos Disk 912 Spiros 31-Aug-15 20:30
Re: The Phaistos Disk 336 Spiros 28-Feb-18 11:49
Re: The Phaistos Disk 362 Race Jackson 28-Feb-18 23:31
Re: The Phaistos Disk 360 Spiros 04-Mar-18 06:00
Re: The Phaistos Disk 408 Race Jackson 07-Mar-18 01:59
A Translation of the Malia Altar Stone 341 Spiros 10-Jun-18 16:58
Re: The Phaistos Disk 401 jeffreyjoemiller 29-Jul-18 21:42


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