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Emmett L. Bennett
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Quote:Emmett L. Bennett Jr., a classicist who played a vital role in deciphering Linear B, the Bronze Age Aegean script that defied solution for more than 50 years after it was unearthed on clay tablets in 1900, died on Dec. 15 in Madison, Wis. He was 93.

New York Times Obituary

The Times story is quite fascinating.
David J. Cord
www.davidcord.com
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