How was cuneiform used?
cuneiform was used to communicated between the Sumerians. It was their way of saying recording or even talking to each other
Sumerian cuneiform was important because it was one of the earliest forms of writing. It enabled the Sumerians form the first cities and urban cultures. It also was important because cuneiform was adopted by the cultures that came after the Sumerians, such as the Akkadians. As such, cuneiform was the principal writing system used in the middle east for millennium.
There are many things that cuneiform as used for such as to record the offerings that the people gave,the scribes would work with the priests to find out when would the floods come, how many animals died,how many animals were born,how much grain each person had, and many more.These are just some of what cuneiform was used for.
The word "cuneiform" means "wedge-shaped". The term is applied to the pictographic writing system used by the Sumerians around 3000 BC. It is one of the earliest forms of writing. (see the related link) The term is also applied to three bones in the human foot, the medial, intermediate, and lateral cuneiform bones.
Around 3000B.C., the Sumerians created a cuneiform ("wedge-shaped") system of writing. I believe the Sumerians. In fact, cuneiform was the first written language, too. It was probably written on clay tablets with tools called stylus'. When this writing system was developed, it was used only for the subject of language arts. But later on they found a way to use it for other subjects, such as math or science. The writing form of pressing shapes…
Cuneiform appeared ca. 3100 BC in the Early Bronze Age with more primitive predecessors going back to perhaps ca. 4000 BC, the Paleolithic ended ca. 8000 BC. So NO, they did not have Cuneiform in the Paleolithic age. Use of Cuneiform overlapped the period of the end of the Neolithic age (4500 BC to 2000 BC depending on location) and the beginning of the Bronze age.