Difference between Cuneiform and Hieroglyphics?

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Cuneiform writing was conceived by the earliest Sumerians around 3500 B.C. Hieroglyphic writing was formulated by the ancient Egyptians around 3200 B.C. the two types of writing differed from each other in at least the following ways: Hieroglyphic writing characterized consonants only. Cuneiform script represented whole syllables, including the vowels. Over its long history, cuneiform writing was adapted to the needs of a large number of languages, including the original Sumerian, Akkadian, Hittite, Elamite, Eblaite and Old Persian. Egyptian hieroglyphs were never applied to any language other than Egyptian itself.
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quneform orgnated from Mesipotaima,while hieroliphics originate from Egypt.
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Unlike Egyptian hieroglyphics, each symbol in cuneiform
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The Babylonians used Cuneiform writing, which are wedge-shaped impressions in clay. The Egyptians used hieroglyphics, which are more artistic in shape.
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Both were writing forms which passed information from person to person - from one generation to another. Cuneiform began in Sumer (by the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
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