Grotefend, Georg Friedrich, decipherment of wedge writing, 16.
This done, the work of decipherment would take but a few minutes.
Your decipherment of the secret despatch has come too late to do us good,—too late.
These may afford the key to the decipherment of both Lydian and Etruscan.
Of date or postmark there is no vestige, and the decipherment was not easy.