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Inscription = γράψιμο

A twelfth portion of the Cretan laws on the walls written in Doric Greek 5th to 6th century BC at Gortyn, Crete, Greece, and later reconstructed as part of a public building called the Odeion (1st century AD) ᾨδεῖον.

Observe the direction of inscription is reversed on alternate lines because the text was meant to be read left to right and back again as if scanning back and forth.

See also "Shady Characters: the secret life of punctuation" by Keith Houston.

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Taken sometime in 1971