Egyptian hieroglyphs – Invention of Writing

By |2019-08-13T23:48:42-07:00June 17th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, Literature|0 Comments

Some of the earliest known Egyptian hieroglyphs (Abydos, ca. 3200 BC) Keeping records Soon after the Egyptian kings united Egypt into one country, about 3200 BC, they needed government officials to run things, and they needed to keep records. Somebody invented writing soon afterwards. From numbers to writing Sumerian cuneiform A hieroglyph project [...]