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Aegean Font
Alphabetum Font
Behistun - Old Persian Cuneiform Font
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Google Noto Fonts
MPH 2B Damase Font
Old Persian Font


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  • Tha Aegean font is a Unicode font for ancient scripts, including Carian, Cypriot, Greek, Ancient Greek, Linear B, Lycian, Lydian, Old Italic, Old Persian, and Phoenician.

    LinkAegean Font
    Copyright© 2010 George Douros
    LicenseRestricted - see terms below

    Non-standard free license: Fonts may be opened, edited, modified, regenerated, posted, packaged and redistributed.

    ContributorSteph Holloway
  • Alphabetum is a large, multilingual font (over 5,780 characters in version 9.90) designed for typing ancient languages. A free demo of the font is available to download, containing around 500 fewer characters than the full version. The full version is available to purchase for EUR 15 - 60, depending on the status and purposes of the customer.


    From the download site: Only a Windows version of Alphabetum is currently available, however this font should be usable on Macintosh running OSX. For Unix/Linux systems, there have been reports of people using Alphabetum successfully under these systems, however the font designer has only tested it under Debian. In any case, you need to configure your Xfree server to recognize and to use TrueType fonts in Unix/Linux.

    Copyright© 2010 Juan José Marcos
    LicenseRestricted - see terms below

    Purchase of a license is required in order to gain full use of this font.

    ContributorSteph Holloway
  • Behistun - Old Persian Cuneiform Font.
    • Pack containing the font in Open Type and True Type format
    • Character Tables, in PNG format
    • Character Tables, in PDF format (to print)
    • Read-me txt File


    Fereydoun Rostam

    Copyright© 2015 Fereydoun Rostam
    LicenseOpen content license - see terms below

    You can freely use and distribute this font, but I would like to be credited, if possible, and also I would like to see your project with this font. For more information and how to use it contact me:

    ContributorFereydoun Rostam
  •  Iran Chamber hosts a free Old Persian font, however the numbers and two of the ideograms appear to be missing.
     Reinhold Kainhofer has created an Old Persian font in Windows TTF format. Again, the numbers are missing from this font.
     ALPHABETUM is a Unicode font for ancient languages which supports Old Persian text processing.

    ContributorScriptSource Staff
  • Google has been developing a font family called Noto, which aims to support all languages with a harmonious look and feel. Noto is Google’s answer to tofu. The name Noto is to convey the idea that Google’s goal is to see “no more tofu” (tofu being the nickname for the small square boxes displayed when characters are missing from a font). Noto has multiple styles and weights, and is freely available to all.

    LinkGoogle Noto Fonts download
    CopyrightCopyright Google Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    LicenseSIL Open Font License 1.1 Allows use, study, modification, redistribution
    ContributorLorna Evans
  • Mark Williamson's MPH 2B Damase is a free font encoding many non-Latin scripts, including the Unicode 4.1 scripts in the Supplementary Multilingual Plane: Armenian, Cherokee, Coptic, Cypriot, Cyrillic, Deseret, Khutsuri, Glagolitic, Gothic, Greek, Hanunóo, Hebrew, Linear B, Old Italic, Old Persian Cuneiform, Osmanya, Phoenician, Shavian, Tai Le (no combining tone marks), Thaana, Tifinagh, Ugaritic, and Vietnamese. A few of these scripts do not display perfectly; Tai Le does not have combining tone marks, and Hanunóo does not support the ligatures needed for writing Buhid.

    LinkMPH 2B Damase Font
    Copyright© 2005 Mark Williamson
    LicenseGNU General Public License 3.0 (GPLv3) Allows use, study, modification, redistribution
    ContributorSteph Holloway
  • This Unicode-encoded Old Persian font designed by Sylvie Vanséveren is available for free download. It may not be modified or sold.

    LinkOld Persian Font
    Copyright© 2008 Sylvie Vanséveren
    LicenseRestricted - see terms below

    Sylvie Vanséveren's fonts are freely available to the scientific community but may not be modified or sold. Please see her site for more information.

    ContributorSteph Holloway



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