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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

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George Felix Athens, Greece January 3, 2021

Would it be possible to give me the correct spelling of professor Oli Gor Vasser? I know that my spelling is incorrect. Reply

Marta Sousa de Carr Pasadena, Ca, USA November 14, 2018

Yuval Yekutieli, Senior Lecturer you have a geat gift: go to the past and understand how the people there wrote and what means it now. It is amazing.
Thanks for your teaching, Reply

Jovan Taylor Australia via chabadhouse.org.au May 28, 2018

Hi Yuval, I Can’t see the whole screen behind You. I’d like to send You some ancient Hebrew alphabet letter forms if it’s possible to get Your email so I can send it to You please.

Thank You.

Kind Regards,

Jōvan Reply

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