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Syria displays the “first alphabet in history” at Expo 2020

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Visitors to the Syrian pavilion in the exhibition can see a replica of the Ugarit alphabet, which is agreed to be the first alphabet in history dating back to around 1400 BC.

The Syria pavilion at Expo 2020 enables us to learn about the stages of the development of writing and the alphabet in various regions of Syria, and how this alphabet has affected the world, leading to the Arabic language, which affected many of the world’s languages.

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Maher Asaad Baker, AKA Maher Baker (In Arabic: ماهر أسعد بكر), Musician, Producer, Author, Director, VFX artist, Graphic designer. Maher was born in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic. Maher started his career in 1997 with a dream of being one of the well-known artists in the world. Maher studied at Damascus University, He quit studying and started his career in graphic design and visual effects industry, Maher has participated in many forms of production from visual effects, to directing commercials, promos and short films, He started his own team which has grown and widely participated in many projects.
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