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How did the Egyptian writing system compare with the Mesopotamia system?
Egyptian hieroglyphs are pictographs that correspond the sound of the first syllable of the thing being depicted. Phoenician cuneiform writing uses abstract symbols to correspond with spoken sounds. The latter evolved into the Greek alphabet, then the Roman alphabet, and then into the modern Western alphabet.
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In ancient Mesopotamia, also known as the Fertile Crescent, the writing system they utilized was called cuneiform which came about in the late 4th millennium BC in Sumer. …Cuneiform preceded hieroglyphs, which was the writing system utilized by the ancient Egyptians. Cuneiform consisted of wedge shaped characters and pictorial representations impressed in slabs of clay with blunt edges of reeds. It is one of the earliest known writing systems, and the first known written language.
The Egyptian writing system is very complex. It uses symbols, signs, and possibly pictures of plants and animals.
There were three systems:Hieroglyphic (pictographs)Hieratic (used by priests)Demotic (used by common people)
Egypt used hieroglyphics, Mesopotamia used cuneiform
What was the name of the Egyptian writing system and how does it differ from the writing system now?
The ancient Egyptians had a form of pictorial writing calledhieroglyphs. The hieroglyphs were various pictures that stood forsingle letter sounds or the sounds of multiple let…ters puttogether. The name of the Ancient Egyptian writing system is called"hieroglyphics." These were pictographs, picture symbols that could represent lettersounds, words and phrases. Hieroglyphics. Hieroglyphics.
how did the Egyptian writing system compare with the mesopotamian system ? ANS: MESOPOTAMIANS: 8000 TO 3200 BC MESOPOTAMIANS USED CLAY "TOKENS" AND SHAPES TO REPRESENT WOR…DS .THIS SYSTEM IS KNOWN TO BE LOGOGRAM.LATER THEY BEGAN TO USE PHONETIC WRITING( CUNEIFORM --- USED BY BABYLONIANS AND ASSYRIAMS). EGYPTIANS: EGYTPIANS USED HIEROGLYPHS. HIEROGLYPHS IS KNOWN TO BE ONE OF THE OLDEST WRITING SYSTEMS. THEY ALSO USED CURSIVE HIEROGLYPHS IPA PHONETIC WRITING SYSTEM IN PAPYRUS FOR GODLY REPRESENTATION.
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