How is our writing system similar to hieroglyphics?


How is our writing system similar to hieroglyphics?


Hieroglyphics is a type of pictorial writing that was used by the Egyptians beginning in about 3250 BCE. The more than 7,000 different hieroglyphs were used to make inscriptions on the walls of pyramids and other monuments, as well as being used in other written documents.

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The modern English writing system is similar to hieroglyphics in several ways. First of all, both systems use symbols that stand for something else. ...

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Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar


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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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