tablet http://news.stlpublicradio.org en UMSL archeologists discover continental Europe's earliest-known written record http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/umsl-archeologists-discover-continental-europes-earliest-known-written-record <p>Archeologists from the University of Missouri-St. Louis have discovered continental Europe&rsquo;s earliest known written record.</p><p>The clay tablet fragment dates back to between 1490 and 1390 BC &ndash; at least 100 years before any other known writings from mainland Europe.</p> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:45:00 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 833 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org UMSL archeologists discover continental Europe's earliest-known written record