Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Earliest version of our alphabet possibly discovered

Live Science reported that Thomas Schneider, a UBC professor of Egyptology and Near Eastern Studies, found what could be the earliest example of our alphabet on a 3,400-year-old inscribed piece of Egyptian pottery.

Schneider said the discovery “would be the first historical attestation of ‘our’ alphabet sequence.”

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