Egyptian hieroglyphs – Invention of Writing

By |2018-04-19T13:54:11-07:00June 17th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, Literature|

Some of the earliest known hieroglyphs (Abydos, ca. 3200 BC) Soon after the Egyptian pharaohs united Egypt into one country, about 3200 BC, they needed government officials to run things, and they needed to keep records. Writing was invented soon afterwards. Nobody's sure whether the Egyptians invented writing for themselves, or got the [...]