and just in case peter daniels doesn't beat me too it, i note that there is
something about vinc^a in WWS p. 21. cheers; bill

>At 15:34 +0900 2001-11-10, Berthold Frommann wrote:
>>> Linear B is a syllabary, apparently unrelated to anything else
>>> around, even Egyptian.
>>And how about the Vinca-characters?
>>(cf. Rudolf Hartmann, "Universalgeschichte der Schrift")
>Harald Haarmann, I think you mean.
>Yes, the Vinc^a characters may be related to Linear B and Cypriot.
>Years ago when I was at UCLA I worked a fair bit with Marija
>Gimbutas, who took an interest in the Vinc^a writing.
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