Hebrew and Hieroglyphs

George Athas gathas at ausisp.com
Tue Aug 21 08:45:59 EDT 2001


|..... For example, aleph
| looks like a simply-stylized vulture. Am I reading too much into this? Has
| this already been brought up? Is it possible that some of the Hebrew
| letters, being Semetic, are somehow linguistically and morphologically
| related to the Egyptian hieroglyphs? Am I just crazy? Thanks, Matthew
| Miller


Matthew, which script are you looking at? If you are looking at the square Aramaic script
in out printed Bibles, then it is a much later development of script and there would
definitely be nothing in common with hieroglyphs. Are you looking at the old Phoenician
script, or Sinaitic script?


Best regards,

GEORGE ATHAS
(Sydney, Australia)
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