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South Iberian

( a script )

Type of script: Syllabary
Script category: Northern semitic script family
Period of use: 600 B.C.E? - ?
Writing-direction: Right to left
Names: Tartessian, South Lusitanian, South Iberian

The script is partly alphabetic and partly syllabic, and its ancestry is unknown, though clearly Greek or Semitic. It is older than North Iberian, which may have been derived from it, and also more sparsely attested.

Languages written with this script:

More information


Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian.