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The Origins of the Hebrew Alphabet

Archaeological studies of ancient scripts from the Western Levant

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The Origins of the Hebrew Alphabet: Archaeological studies of ancient scripts from the Western Levant

A few fragments, scattered across centuries of history and different geographic locations, are all that is left of the ancient scripts from which today's Hebrew Alphabet (ketav ashuri) emerged.
Aleph-Beit, Jewish History, Archeology; Anthropology, Holy Tongue; Hebrew