It may not be possible to accurately appreciate Emin Barın’s Latin script works without his graduate school background and his revivals of Rudolph Koch’s Neuland and Kabel fonts.
A typical example of a tomb inscription from the fifth century BC. It features time-specific Ionic typeface and typesetting such as monoline, dotted Theta, and four-line Sigma.
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.