Judging by the Strabo narrative, the dedication by Alexander the Great of the new temple for Athena Polias in Priene is a rather interesting story.
This project can be considered as a workshop on some parts of a very comprehensive whole, determined by aesthetic criteria from the perspective of typography.
In 1817, a compilation book was published with content selected from the impressions of British travelers from their journeys to the East. Its editor was Robert Walpole. This is a book known as Walpole’s Turkey.
Think two flat wooden boards with ivory hinges to fold them. On their inside faces, raised edges surround the rough surfaces with diagonally hatched scratches.
All kinds of them are live here already, spread over a wide geography. The inscriptions. History on the rocks (pun intended).
Typeface design is a multidisciplinary field that is both inclusive and multi-layered. Research is an integral part of the process, and in all these aspects it is close to the field of Archeology. Take this as a metaphor if you wish.