History's hiding something from you. Learn what it takes to read an undeciphered script.
Let’s discuss the basics of decipherment. Does decipherment mean digging into ancient symbols to unearth the hidden meaning beneath them? If you’re going to join our secret decipherment club, you’ll have to change how you look at decipherment.
This video will be part of a series on the decipherment of ancient scripts. In the rest of this series, we’ll get a general understanding of decipherment and then tell tales of the decipherment (and attempted decipherment) of mysterious scripts, from Egyptian hieroglyphs to Rongorongo.
Audio, art and animation by NativLang
Most images from morguefile.com
CC 3.0 images:
Louvre Hieroglyphs by Neithsabes, modified by NativLang
Tărtăria Tablet by FlorinCB
Time Passing By, Jason Shaw (audionautix.com)