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Essay heading: Heiroglyphics
 
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Written by: Peter Felterbush
Date added: July 1, 2009
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Since they believed that written words came from the gods, they also believed that the words had magical powers. By carving a personís name on a tomb or monument, the Egyptians believed that they were helping to keep that person alive after they had died. Words were viewed as being so powerful that by putting a written list of objects in a tomb, it was the same as putting the objects in themselves...
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Since the Egyptians believed that a personís life was bound up in his name, the Egyptian Kings often had five names, the most important being the throne and birth names. Although the Egyptians basically stole this system of writing from the Sumerians, they actually formed a very unique writing system of their own...
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