Only example of its kind, the Phaistos disk constitutes the most ancient piece of typography. Its mysterious inscription constitutes 241 symbols, of hieroglyphic script in spiral order. According to many historians, the content of the text is religious. It is thought to date to around 1700 BC, thus contemporary with Linear A. Herakleion. . It was found in the ancient city of Phaistos in Southern Crete.
H.22 cm/ 9 inches