Linear B syllabary Alphabet


Linear B is a syllabic script that was used for writing Mycenaean Greek, the earliest attested form of  Greek 0391โ€“03C9 in ancient Greece in XVโ€”XII centuries B.C. The alphabet represented 80 syllabic signs and around 200 ideograms.

Linear B was created in XV century B.C., after the Achaeans gained Crete, descending from the older Linear A . Once Mycenaean Greece was destroyed with the Dorian invasion, the script disappeared. It has no connection with  Greek alphabet 0391โ€“03C9 invented later.