Cretan Hieroglyphic Grids

(very tentative suggestions)

inaugural date: 29 July 2003; last update: 21 April 2012
Comments, corrections, questions: John Younger(jyounger@ku.edu)


Grid 1

  • formal similarity (i.e., in shape) suggested by CHIC, p. 19 = *
  • sign value suggested by DOCS2, p. 33 = #
  • sign value suggested by Evans, Scripta Minoa = $


  • black color = identification certain
  • red color = identification probable / plausible
  • green color = identification possible


     AEIOUOther
     *#042*094?   *017 AU
    D      
    J*#038     
    K   $KO2  
    MCatface #P75 #007 *#012 
    N#062*052*#024  *006 NWA
    P#039 PA3 021,Brice 1991 #058 
    Q*096     
    R*#069 RA2*031 *#070*#092 
    S*#019  *043*#035 
    T *#025#050

    *#093

       
    W*41 #085   
    Z *#045    

    Syllabograms, unknown phonetic values

    , 033 = *A047; , 046 = #A301 (& Brice 1991)


    Logograms (all *)

    153 = GRAnum; , 154 = OLIVa; , 155 = FICus; , 156 = VINum; , 157 = AB 123 (condiment); , 158 = CYP/PYC; , 159 = ?; , 159bis = AB CROCus; , 163 = TELA; , 164 + , 165 = AB 180; , 174 = AB RE; , 175 = AB A; , 176 = A304 / B 231; , 181 = AB 134


    Grid 2

    further values suggested by John G. Younger

  • black color = identification certain
  • red color = identification probable / plausible
  • green color = identification possible


     AEI OUOther
      009A2

    008A3

     014  020 AI
    D064054  078015? 
    J053      
    K072055 057

    016 KI2

    051 KI3

    044056

    028 KU2

    073 KU3

     
    M029

    059?

       013 MU2
    N    065?  
    P063   030 PU2 
    Q 047    
    R095

    027 RA3

    018 RA4

    032 RE2010040 RO2

    049 RO3

    077 RU2005 Rv

    037 Rv

    068 Rv

    S036 SA2 (Meléna 2014, 86, proposes that sign could be the predecessor of Linear B *62 pte)  011 SI    
    T034  023  
    W      
    Z       

    Syllabograms, unknown phonetic values

    087 = A 301; 088 = A 313


    Logograms

    001 = VIR1; 002 = VIR2; 003 = VIR3; 022 = VIR4

    004 = MULier; 013 = BOS; 041 = TELA

    Not syllabograms

    074and 075 = sets of numbers (e.g.20, 30)

    061 = phrase termination

    066and 071 dividers?