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Cuneiform Writing

Answer Key

  1. In addition to writing, scribes served as organizers and administrators for the government.
  2. They wrote on clay tablets using sharp river reeds as pens.
  3. b (syllable)
  4. The Code of Hammurabi was the first written law code, from 1700 B.C.
  5. The alphabet. The alphabet has only a few signs, which are combined in different ways to make different sounds. This makes it much easier to learn to read and write.

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