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World’s oldest undeciphered message ‘probably a utilities bill’ say academics

An undeciphered piece of text, written over 5000 years ago on tablets of clay, could be a utilities bill claim academics at Oxford University.
Jacob Dahl, fellow of Wolfson College said the Iron Age scrawl, carved into tablets of soft clay and fired at extremely high temperature, displayed an uncanny resemblance to a bill he had recently received from his gas and electricity supplier.

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Posted: Oct 22nd, 2012
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