Mesopotamia Cuneiform

By Emma Langedyk

Driving Question

What Mesopotamian legacy has helped us the most? Cuneiform, because it helped us communicate through time and art.


Our earliest form of writing, recording and it was the first time that history was recorded.

It was the start of recording crops and taxes. Scribes would draw symbols on wet clay tablets when dry it was a permenat recording.

how it changed through time

how it was important to mesopotamia

Cuneiform signs were put together and developed to represent sounds, so they could be recorded and communicated. Temple officials used cuneiform to record grain, sheep and cattle.

How it influenced Western Canada

Its the basis of writing and math which we use in Canada today. We use it in taxes, farming, trade, and written communication.