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How did the Egyptian writing system compare with the Mesopotamia system?

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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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What was the writing system of Mesopotamia called?

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.

What is the name of the Egyptian writing system?

  It was called hieroglyphics. The name of the Ancient Egyptian writing system is called "hieroglyphics." These were pictographs, picture symbols that could represent

Describe the Egyptian writing system?

The Egyptian writing system is very complex. It uses symbols, signs, and possibly pictures of plants and animals.

What is the writing system of the ancient Egyptians called?

Well,the ancient Egyptians had a form of pictorial writing called hieroglyphs. The hieroglyphs were various pictures that stood for single letter sounds or the sounds of mul

How did the Egyptian writing system compare with the mesopotamian system?

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