So here is the picture. And another article from the London Times.

_ Marco

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Ilieve [mailto:peter@...]
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 10.52
To: unicode@...
Subject: Re: Ancient writing found in Turkmenistan

Mike Ayers wrote:

> ... However, we don't want the article, we want the picture!

After lurking on this list for years, finally I can do something
vaguely useful. :-)

A piece about this appeared in The Times on Tuesday 15 May.
There was a picture of the seal spread over three columns but this
didn't make it to the online version of the story (which is at
<,,3-201723,00.html>, with no
need to register, unlike its New York cousin).

I have made some scans of the picture and put them at

The Times credits the picture to Fred Hiebert, who is one of the
archaeologists named in the story, so I hope I am fairly safe
against rampaging copyright lawyers. :-)

Peter Ilieve peter@...