How did hieroglyphics affect ancient Egyptian culture?


How did hieroglyphics affect ancient Egyptian culture?

The Written Language:

Written language emerged in Mesopotamia in the form of cuneiform. This type of communication involved the imprinting of wedge shapes into clay that represented words, concepts, and sounds. It was developed around 3500 BCE and out of this language emerged one of the earliest forms of literature, The Epic of Gilgamesh.

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Hieroglyphics had a huge impact on ancient Egyptian culture by giving Egyptians the ability to record their history, their beliefs, and to communicate...

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Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar


Chapter 3 / Lesson 7

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.

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