Hieroglyphics were the
official writing system of the Ancient Egyptians.
They are symbols or pictures such as tools, animals and other
Each object represents a letter. Such as a
Egyptians used cursive hieroglyphs for
keeping religious documents. Early hieroglyphics date back all the way
BC and stopped being used in about 400 AD. Hieroglyphics were
until the 1820s by Jean Francois Champollion. The word hieroglyph
from the Greek word hierogliphikos which means sacred carving.
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