Posted on August 25, 2015 8:15 am in All Weird

7th century BC inscription in Georgia may rewrite history of written language (

Archaeologists working at the ancient site of Grakliani Hill in Georgia have found inscriptions that may date back 2,700 years—well before the alphabet was known to have been in use in the Caucasus. Researchers say the writing is on the pedestal of an altar to a fertility goddess.