Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Egyptian Writing

No description
by

Jack Lehtinen

on 20 November 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Egyptian Writing

Ancient Egyptian Writing
By: Jack Lehtinen
translation
Hieroglyphics
Evolution of writing
Rosetta Stone
Bibliography
tall green stalks on the Nile (papyrus)
664-525 B.C.E
Hieratic simplified
Demotic, cursive business and religion
Before 3000 B.C.E
Hieroglyphics
“sacred carvings”
700 symbols
24 letters

written on papyrus
peeled, flattened
important names on khartush
Scribes
Kept records animals, crop count
created jobs
poetry
stories
important events
laws
new communication



New Opportunities
Downsides
Scribes only
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/42/Seated_Scribe_Full.jpg/220px-Seated_Scribe_Full.
greek
hieroglyphics
later form of egyptian writing

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSKMsjxtSqu1RroNISRy0v2njCNKVJKlGOn6nRaoi7Jz4rkeXe6z
Burstein, Stanley Mayer., and Richard Hon-Chun. Shek. World History. Orlando, FL: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. Print.

Carnine, Douglas. World History: Ancient Civilizations. Evanston, IL: McDougal Littell, 2006. Print.
"Welcome toDiscovery Education | Digital Textbooks and Standards-aligned Educational Resources." Welcome to Discovery Education | Digital Textbooks and Standards-
aligned Educational Resources. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Oct. 2013


David, Rosalie. "hieroglyphs and scripts, ancient Egyptian." Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt, Revised
Edition. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2003. Ancient and Medieval History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?
ItemID=WE49&iPin=HEGU0246&SingleRecord=True (accessed October 24, 2013).

"Welcome to Discovery Education | Digital Textbooks and Standards-aligned Educational Resources."
Welcome to Discovery Education | Digital Textbooks and Standards-aligned Educational Resources.
N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Oct. 2013.



scribe translated
In Conclusion
The Rosetta Stone affected what we know about Ancient Egyptian history because everything known about their advanced way of agriculture , Religion, and way of life would be a mystery to us without it.
found by french soldier 1799
near town of Rosetta
written by priests honoring king of Egypt, Ptolemy V
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Papyrus_plant
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pharaoh_with_double_crown.svg
http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcToosSSPzF_mqGN3q5fjOZ9VdV-KI9UI9KAAUa0JUpV0ox2b7Hbtg:upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fc/Egyptian_Cartouche_from_Luxxor
Full transcript