[b-hebrew] Semetic scripts - documentaion
msm at gwu.edu
Tue Dec 13 15:13:06 EST 2005
Also, as a general referece, "The World's Writing Systems," by Daniels
and Bright is invaluable (Amazon link:
). It's on sale for $45.00 direct from Oxford (www.oup.com) - go to the
sale catalog at the top of the home page. It's well worth the price,
esp. $130 off. It is very comprehensive, esp. ancient scripts.
----- Original Message -----
From: Herman Meester <crazymulgogi at gmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 2:16 pm
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Semetic scripts - documentaion
> Can you send us a digital photo of it as jpeg?
> Could save you time.
> 2005/12/13, Yard, John <jyard at ais.ucla.edu>:
> > Can anyone suggest a textbook
> > or references that document
> > ancient scripts, particularly ancient Semetic scripts.
> > I have a coin from Egypt
> > with a non-Greek inscription,
> > and I would like to identify it
> > more closely. It reminds me very much
> > of Phoenician scripts, but
> > I am working from memory,
> > JYard
> > UCLA
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