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Demotic Writing

A cursive form of the Egyptian hieroglyphic writing in use from the sixth century B.C. to the third century A.D. It was rarely used on the public monuments, though it is found on the Rosetta Stone (q.v.); but was

Demotic Writing. (Funerary Inscription.)

largely employed for documents, contracts, etc., and occasionally in religious formulas. See Hieroglyphics.

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