2nd October 2019

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How did they communicate in ancient Egypt?

The ancient Egyptians believed that it was important to record and communicate information about religion and government. Thus, they invented written scripts that could be used to record this information. The most famous of all ancient Egyptian scripts is hieroglyphic.

Also asked, who created hieroglyphics in ancient Egypt?

Origins of Egyptian Hieroglyphs. The ancient Egyptians believed that writing was invented by the god Thoth and called their hieroglyphic script "mdju netjer" ("words of the gods"). The word hieroglyph comes from the Greek hieros (sacred) plus glypho (inscriptions) and was first used by Clement of Alexandria.

How did they write in ancient Egypt?

The Egyptians also carved hieroglyphs onto stone and painted them on the walls of the tombs. What did Ancient Egyptians use to write with? Egyptian writing was done with pen and ink on fine paper (papyrus). Egyptian "pens" were thin, sharp reeds, which they would dip in ink to write with.