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Some say that its 45 mysterious symbols are the words of a 4,000-year-old poem, or perhaps a sacred text. Others contest that they are a magical inscription, a piece of ancient music or the world's oldest example of punctuation.
But now an American scholar believes that the markings on the Phaistos Disc, one of archaeology's most famous unsolved mysteries, mean nothing at all — because the disc is a hoax
Originally posted by MsMercy
This is interesting, I've grown up learning about the Phaistos Disc. Source?
Would certainly like to hear his reasoning behind this.
Originally posted by Hanslune
Yet another study on the famous disk
The Phaistos Disc: An Ancient Enigma Solved:
Two corroborative Old Elamite scripts can be deciphered using the Greek syllabic values obtained for the Phaistos Disc by A. Kaulins in 1980