Question 1: Epigraphy is a primary tool of ________ when dealing with literate
Question 2: Not all inscribed texts are public, however: in Mycenaean
Greece the deciphered texts of " ________" were revealed to be largely used for
economic and administrative record keeping.
Question 3: Epigraphy overlaps other competances such as ________ or palaeography.
Question 4: Informal inscribed
texts are " ________" in
its original sense.
Question 6: It is the work of ________, however, to
determine and interpret the events recorded by the inscription as
Question 7: Modern
inscriptions might be chalk graffiti on a sidewalk, sky writing, a
tracing with the finger in the condensed moisture from a breath on
glass, or in ________ less propitious media.
Question 8: The study of ancient handwriting, usually in ink, is a separate
Question 9: The science of epigraphy has been developing steadily since the
Question 10: The media and the forms
of the graphemes can be any whatever: engravings in stone or metal, scratches on
rock, impressions in wax, embossing on cast metal, cameo or intaglio on precious stones,
painting on ________ or in fresco.