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Early Writing


Identify how early writing forms in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Indus Valley influenced life (i.e., legal, religious, and culture). 6.1.7

Links verified 8/4/2014

  1. Ancient Egyptian Writing
  2. Egyptian Figures and Symbols
  3. Egyptian Hieroglyphics
  4. Emergence and Evolution of the Cuneiform Writing System in Ancient Mesopotamia
  5. Indus Valley Civilization Writing
  6. The Origins of Writing - an introduction and overview [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  7. The Origins of Writing in Mesopotamia - posted by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  8. Write Like an Egyptian - see your name in hieroglyphs, the way an Egyptian scribe might have written it.

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