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Linear A

( a script )

Type of script: Logosyllabary
Number of characters: 100-200
Period of use: 1800 B.C.E. - 1450 B.C.E.
Writing-direction: Left to right
Names: Linear A

Used by the Cretan civilization up to its conquest by mainland Greeks, Linear A is still undeciphered, and it is not known what language it was used to write. It is thought to be syllabic and ideographic

The following scripts were created based on this script (show family tree):

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Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian.