Tertessian may refer to:

  • an ancient civilization based in Tartessos in modern-day Andalusia
  • the Tartessian language
  • the Tartessian script

Other articles related to "tartessian":

Semi-syllabary - Iberian Semi-syllabaries
... The Tartessian or Southwestern script had a special behaviour although the letter used to write a stop consonant was determined by the following vowel, the following vowel was also written ... Some scholars treat Tartessian as a redundant semi-syllabary, others treat it as a redundant alphabet ... Tartessian or Southwestern script – Tartessian or Southwestern language Southeastern Iberian script – Iberian language Northeastern Iberian script ...
Prehistoric Iberia - Iron Age - The Tartessian-Orientalizing Culture
... The name Tartessian, when applied in archaeology and linguistics does not necessarily correlate with the semi-mythical city of Tartessos but only roughly with the area where it is typically assumed it ... The Tartessian-Orientalizing culture of southern Iberia actually is the local culture as modified by the increasing influence of Eastern elements, especially Phoenician ... and the Lands of Murcia and Valencia, where a Proto-Orientalizing Tartessian complex, rooted in the local Bronze cultures, can already be defined in the last stages of the Bronze Age (ninth-8th centuries BC ...
Paleohispanic Languages - Classification
... Tartessian language (also known as the language of SW or South Lusitanian inscriptions) Lusitanian language Other Paleohispanic languages can only be identified indirectly through toponyms, anthroponyms ... these languages, Celtiberian, Lusitanian, presumably Sorothaptic and perhaps Tartessian were Indo-European languages Celtiberian was a Celtic language, and ... Tartessian and Iberian are generally considered unclassified languages, while Aquitanian was a precursor of modern Basque ...
Tartessian Language - History
... The most confident dating is for the Tartessian inscription (J.57.1) in the necropolis at Medellin, Badajoz, Spain to 650/625 BC ... the Phoenician settlement of Doña Blanca near Cadiz has been identified as Tartessian by the shape of the signs ... around 200 BC may be related to the Tartessian script, though it has no syllable-vowel redundancy violations of this are known, but it is not clear if the language of this mint corresponds with the ...