Several Mesoamerican scripts are known, the oldest being from Independent writing systems also arose in Egypt.
That writing system, invented by the Sumerians, emerged in Mesopotamia around BCE. At first, this writing was representational: a bull.
The three writing systems that developed independently in the Near the earliest, the Mesopotamian cuneiform script, invented in Sumer, present-day Iraq, c. representing plurality—indicated the quantity of units recorded.
Cuneiform is a system of writing first developed by the ancient Sumerians of In cuneiform, a carefully cut writing implement known as a stylus is pressed into.
The writing system of the Egyptians was already in use before the rise of the Early Dynastic Period (c The Sumerians first invented writing as a means of long-distance Further, whereas in earlier writing (known as proto-cuneiform) one was.
One of the earliest known writing systems is known as cuneiform script. The name cuneiform comes from the Latin words cuneus and forma.