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Cuneiform & Hieroglyphics - Denning

Details regarding these two types of record keeping.

Jade Castaneda

on 18 September 2012

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Transcript of Cuneiform & Hieroglyphics - Denning

Language Systems and Record Keeping Between 8,000 BCE - 600 BCE Cuneiform & Hieroglyphics Sumerian inscription in monumental archaic style 2,600 BCE Cuneiform Example of cunieform on a thick tablet Broken tablet of cunieform Hieroglyphics All three are examples of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics on clay tablets. The one in the middle is a plain example of hieroglyphcs Cuneiform represented syllables and vowels while hieroglyphics represented consonants only.
Cuneiform was invented by the Sumerians and hieroglyphics were invented by the Egyptians.
Egyptians wrote on things such as walls and temples and cunieform was written on tablets.
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