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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cuneiform was done in Mesopotamia as hieroglyphics was done in ancient Egypt and cuneiform consist of 700 symbols while hieroglyphics is 22 symbols/letters
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Unlike Egyptian hieroglyphics, each symbol in cuneiform
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Cuneiform was a writing method using a stylus to impress marks into clay tablets. Hieroglyphics was a writing method written in ink on papyrus. Cuneiform was used by the Sumerians
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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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