Re: A Is for Ancient, Describing an Alphabet Found Near Jerusalem

From: Philippe Verdy (
Date: Thu Nov 10 2005 - 17:08:02 CST

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    From: "Jukka K. Korpela" <>
    > On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Michael Everson wrote:
    >> Pity there aren't any pictures!
    > There is one (not very clear) at
    > I found that with
    > This seems to be a rather successful meme, which has already started
    > mutating in interesting ways; one of the articles that Google News
    > found says that the alphabet is 12,000 years old. :-)

    The most complete site about the discovery is probably this one:
    If there are other findings, this official site for the Tel Zayit stone
    discovery and Zeitah excavations will give updates, or may be the ASOR
    website in US, which finances a part of the study.
    See also:

    Well for now, the discovery is limited to short two lines of text on a wall,
    but there may exist tablets or ceramics hidden in the ground of the

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