Definition of Linear B in English:

Linear B

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  • A form of Bronze Age writing discovered on tablets in Crete, dating from circa 1400 to 1200 bc. In 1952 it was shown to be a syllabic script composed of linear signs, derived from Linear A and older Minoan scripts, representing a form of Mycenaean Greek.

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