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Why was Linear B only deciphered 70 years after the Cypriote Syllabary?

The Cypriote Syllabary resembles the syllabary script Linear B quite a bit, and both scripts were used to write a form of Greek. The Cypriote Syllabary was deciphered in the 1870s, according to ...
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Could the u in e.g. aufero be related to the u in Mycenaean a-pu-do-ke?

I came across this Mycenaen word when I was trapped in a Wikipaedia chain: the verbal augment is almost entirely absent from Mycenaean Greek with only one known exception, (𐀀𐀟𐀈𐀐), a-pe-do-ke (...