Cuneiform and Hieroglyphics

By Ye


Origin-Sumerians of Mesopotamia

Sumerians wrote cuneiform on clay, stone ,and metal

The cuneiform is really important because it was one of the first writings on Earth

Cuneiform was used by most of the Mesopotamian people

Cuneiform is not written in pictures

It is the oldest form of writing


Origin- Egyptians believed it was invented by Thoth

There are more 2,000 hieroglyphics symbols

It is read as pictures

It was mostly used by Ancient Egyptians

It is mostly written on Egyptian temples and tombs

It was made in 3500 BC

Hieroglyphics is written in pictures and cuneiform is written in symbols.