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How to Decode an Ancient Roman’s Handwriting - The New Yorker

'The Bloomberg tablets are deeply everyday documents, too, and often tantalizingly incomplete. '

'Nicholson’s lead tablet, Tomlin found, used a familiar formula. '

'Last year, Tomlin published a hefty volume on the Bloomberg tablets. '

'Eighty of them carried legible texts—legible, that is, to Roger Tomlin, one of the world’s foremost experts in very old handwriting. '

'Tomlin is one of a tiny number of people in the U.K. skilled in reading this script. '

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