Sunday, July 25, 2010
EGYPTIAN alphabet called hieroglyphics
The ancient Egyptians used their language and alphabet called hieroglyphics on temples and tombs especially to record the history of their Pharaohs and the adventures and conquers of them and to glorify all the Pharoah's doings.
The ancient Egyptians called their script mdju netjer, or "words of the gods." Hieroglyphs were the earliest form of Egyptian script, and also the longest-lived.