Visually suggests the origins of the English alphabet from the signs and symbols used by the Egyptians, Semitic, Phoenoecian, Greek, Roman and Medieval people. Could be used in a wide variety of applications including studies of signs and symbols, graphic communications, art, language arts.
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Black and White
VHS; Access Print (Section 1)