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Which form of writing did pictures stand for ideas?
hieroglyphic writing, system that employs characters in the form of pictures. Those individual signs, called hieroglyphs, may be read either as pictures, as symbols for objects, or as symbols for sounds.
What is the name of the region in Southwest Asia where the world’s first civilization arose?
The Fertile Crescent is the boomerang-shaped region of the Middle East that was home to some of the earliest human civilizations. Also known as the “Cradle of Civilization,” this area was the birthplace of a number of technological innovations, including writing, the wheel, agriculture, and the use of irrigation.
Which kings consulted the gods through the use of Oracle Bones?
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|what ruler was famous fr a uniform code of laws that unified his empire?
|in qhich form of egyptian writing did pictures stand for both ideas and sounds
|which kings consulted the gods through the use of oracle bones?
Which ruler was considered to be both a king and a god?
the pharaoh was considered a god on earth, the intermediary between the gods & the people. As supreme ruler of the people, the pharaoh was considered a god on earth, the intermediary between the gods and the people.
Who worked with hieroglyphics?
The (Toltecs, Olmecs, Incas) worked with hieroglyphics. The (Mayans, Aztecs, Incas) were the first people in the Americas to develop an advanced form of writing. The (Mayans, Olmecs, Incas) started a kingdom in southern Peru.
What are hieroglyphics quizlet?
Hieroglyphics means sacred carvings. Sometimes called the word of the god. Scribes and Pharaohs. Scribes were pretty much the only Egyptians who could read and write the form (some pharaohs could too like King Tut)
What were built to house the Pharaohs bodies?
During the Old and Middle Kingdoms, pyramids were built to house the pharaohs’ bodies after death. Some were 40 stories high, built of stone blocks that weighed three tons or more each. The Egyptians’ only tools were ropes, levers, wedges, and a few stone and copper hand tools.