Proto-Canaanite alphabet

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Proto-Canaanite alphabet ‎(uncountable)

  1. An abjad of twenty-plus acrophonic glyphs, found in Levantine texts of the Late Bronze Age (from ca. the 15th century BCE), by convention taken to last until a cut-off date of 1050 BCE, after which it is called Phoenician.