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Before writing

by Denise Schmandt-Besserat

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The author presents a system of counters (tokens) which represented a breakthrough in communication. These tokens were small objects modeled in clay in various geometric forms used for counting and accounting for goods. The system has implications for studies in origins of civilization, communication, and mathematics.… (more)

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