What are hieroglyphics?


Question: What are hieroglyphics?

Early Writing

Most historians consider writing to be a hallmark of civilization. It allows for the creation of collective knowledge which can be accurately passed down through the generations. Over the years, many forms of writing have developed. One of them is hieroglyphics.

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Hieroglyphics is a form of pictorial writing that developed in the ancient world. The term has Greek roots and essentially translates as 'sacred...

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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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