Ancient writing systems in the Mediterranean

A critical guide to electronic resources

Cretan Hieroglyphics

- 18th-17th century BC


  1. Evans, Arthur (1909) Scripta Minoa I. The Hieroglyphic and Primitive Linear Classes Oxford (EN)
  2. Olivier, Jean-Pierre (1981) Les sceaux avec des signes hiéroglyphiques. Que lire ? Une question de définition in Studien zur minoischen und helladischen Glyptik. Beiträge zum 2. Marburger Siegel-Symposium 26.-30. September 1978 Berlin pp. 105-115 (FR)
  3. Olivier, Jean-Pierre (1990) The Relationship between Inscriptions on Hieroglyphic Seals and Those Written on Archival Documents in Aegean Seals, Sealings and Administration. Proceedings of the NEH-Dickson Conference of the Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory of the Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin , January 11-13, 1989 Liège pp. 11-24 (EN)
  4. Olivier, Jean-Pierre (1995) Les sceaux avec des signes hiéroglyphiques. Que lire ? Une question de bon sens in Sceaux minoens et mycéniens. IVe symposium international 10-12 septembre 1992, Clermont-Ferrand Berlin pp. 169-181 (FR)
  5. Tsipopoulou, Metaxia (1996) A New Hieroglyphic Archive from Petras, Siteia in Kadmos N. 35 pp. 164-167 (EN)
  6. Olivier, Jean-Pierre - Godart, Louis (1996) Corpus Hieroglyphicarum Inscriptionum Cretae Paris (FR)
  7. Olivier, Jean-Pierre (2000) Les sceaux avec des inscriptions hiéroglyphiques. Comment comprendre? in Administrative Documents in the Aegean and their Near Eastern Counterparts. Proceedings of the International Colloquium, Naples, February 29-March 2, 1996 Napoli pp. 141-170 (FR)
  8. Karnava, Artemis (2000) The Cretan Hieroglyphic script of the second millennium BC: description, analysis, function and decipherment perspectives PhD Dissertation - Université de Bruxelles (unpublished) (EN)
  9. Karnava, Artemis (2001) Fractions and Measurement Units in the Cretan Hieroglyphic Script in Manufacture and Measurement. Counting, Measuring, and Recording Craft Items in Early Aegean Societies Athens pp. 45-51 (EN)
  10. Godart, Louis (2001) L'invenzione della scrittura: dal Nilo alla Grecia Torino pp. 133-147 (IT)
  11. Tsipopoulou Metaxia & Hallager Erik (2010) The hieroglyhic archive at Petras, Sieia Danish Institute at Athens (EN)