By Jonah, Jacob S, Sage, Louis.
There are more than 2000 letters in the Egyptian alphabet. The word hieroglyphs is a greek word. Most of the letters are a symbol representing a object person or place. You can use just 5 symbols to represent a 5 page essay.
Some of the 2000 letters in the hieroglyphs
This is a picture that shows a story using Egyptian hieroglyphs.
In this picture its showing what hieroglyphs corrispond to the English language.