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A to Z: The First Alphabet

Season 47 Episode 13 | 54m 2s Video has closed captioning.

Writing shaped our world and the rise of human knowledge, from the trading of goods to tales of ancient goddesses and kings. Follow the evolution of the written word, from 4,000-year-old carvings in an Egyptian turquoise mine to modern-day alphabets.

Aired: 09/23/20

Expires: 10/21/20

Rating: TV-G

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