Late Egyptian language

Late Egyptian is the stage of the Egyptian language that was written by the time of the New Kingdom of Egypt around 1350 BC – the Amarna Period. Texts written wholly in Late Egyptian date to the Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt and later. Late Egyptian succeeded but did not fully supplant Middle Egyptian as a literary language.

Late Egyptian
RegionAncient Egypt
Erac. 1350–700 BC, when it evolved into Demotic
Afroasiatic
Early forms
Language codes
ISO 639-3
GlottologNone

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