British Museum Linear B Tablet 1910,0423.2: Ideograms for rams & ewes at Phaistos


British Museum Linear B Tablet 1910,0423.2: Ideograms for rams & ewes at Phaistos (Click to ENLARGE):

Knossos Tablet PAITO rams & ewes  

This tablet, which amply illustrates the use of Liner B ideograms for livestock (rams & ewes) is in the British Museum collection of Linear B Tablets (Museum number 1910,0423.2).  The Museum record reads: “Clay tablet inscribed with Linear B script, recording a number of ewes and rams at Phaistos under the control of a particular shepherd. Minoan, about 1450-1400 BC From the Palace of Knossos, Crete”.

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