Example sentences for: deciphered

How can you use “deciphered” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Their origins remain a my­s­tery (their written language was finally deciphered in 1915), but they came from the direction of the Caucasus moun­tains, spreading destruction and disorder throughout Anatolia.

  • The pottery and stone work is worth studying, however the chief artifacts are the script fragments of Linear A type scribed on thin clay plates and not yet deciphered.

  • In the 1940s, Nobel laureate Karl von Frisch deciphered the code hidden in this seemingly senseless choreography performed on vertical honeycombs in the darkness of the hive (reviewed in von Frisch 1967).

  • Another significant break-through was that of Michael Ventris (1922-1956), who deciphered the Linear B script found on Crete and identified it as an early form of Greek.

  • Also exhibited are examples of Linear B type, which was deciphered in 1952 and is of Mycenaean origin — showing that by the time the tablet was written the Minoans had lost control of the major cities.


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