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( a script )

Type of script: Abugida
Deciphered by: F. Ll. Griffith,
Period of use: 300 B.C.E. - 500 C.E.
Writing-direction: Right to left
Parent script: Egyptian hieratic (show family tree)
Names: Meroitic

This script is not well understood, but from what is known of it the claim that it is an abugida seems well-founded.

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Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian.