Ancient Egyptian writng (was: [Theory] Types of numerals)
|From:||R A Brown <ray@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 15, 2006, 8:47|
Paul Bennett wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jan 2006 15:34:22 -0500, R A Brown
> <ray@...> wrote:
>> the Egyptians only expressed consonants, never vowels)
> FYI, that's contraversal recently, in the right circles, AIUI.
It must be recent - I thought my info was reasonably up-to-date. Could
you point me to the 'right circles' which controvert the accepted wisdom
that the phonetic symbols in ancient Egyptian writing represent one, two
or three consonants?
MAKE POVERTY HISTORY