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First was the monumental or lapidary style, which was used when inscribing on stone or other "permanent" media.
There was also a cursive style used for everyday or utilitarian writing, which was done on more perishable surfaces.
In the earliest Greek inscriptions after the Greek Dark Ages, dating to the 8th century BC, the letter rests upon its side, but in the Greek alphabet of later times it generally resembles the modern capital letter, although many local varieties can be distinguished by the shortening of one leg, or by the angle at which the cross line is set.
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The upper-case version consists of the two slanting sides of a triangle, crossed in the middle by a horizontal bar.