Cuneiform And Hieroglyphics

By: Shaunna Hardin

Cuneiform writing

Cuneiform was first developed by the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia. It means "Wedge-shaped". It is written on clay,stone, and metal. The writing tell stories, keep records and history, trade, and keep secrets. Cuneiform was one of the important writings because it could be used to study various of history like: social, political, economic, and gender of the ancient near east. The Sumerians use the cuneiform writing.


Hieroglyphics it was created by stones that pictures were curved in the stones. It is pictures that stands for words. This writing was made by God Thoth. The writing was used by Clement of Alexandria. The writing was on the walls. Hieroglyphics were important because it was the first writing to be invented and the pictures told stories.

The Differences And Similarties Between Cuneiform And Hieroglyphics

the differences between Cuneiform and Hieroglyphics.I s that Cunieform have letters that tells about "Wedge-shaped". And Hieroglyphics are pictures that repesent different objects, sounds, ideas, and actions.The similarties Cuneiform and Hieroglyphics are they both have pictographs that has pictures and tell what it means.