Expert claims inscriptions from Egyptian exodus proves Hebrew is world’s oldest alphabet

Hebrew, first resurrected by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda during the late 19th century after long considered a dead language, may contain the oldest alphabet in the world, a Canadian expert contends.

According to Douglas Petrovich, an ancient inscription specialist, archaeologist, and professor of Egyptian history at Wilfred Laurier University in Ontario, over 3,800 years ago, Israelites enslaved in Egypt invented the alphabet using roughly two dozen Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Expert-claims-inscriptions-from-Egyptian-exodus-proves-Hebrew-is-worlds-oldest-alphabet-474718

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