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The British Library | A history of writing
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The British Library | A history of writing

Follow writing's evolution from hieroglyphs to emojis

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Stamp-seal with inscription in Phoenician script
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Stamp-seal with inscription in Phoenician script

This 2,700-year-old stone seal bears the name of King Sidqa from biblical Canaan.

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Thai folding book
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Thai folding book

This 19th-century folding book is written in the Cambodian Khmer script that was used in central Thailand for Buddhist scriptures.

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Japanese calligraphy album
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Japanese calligraphy album

This album opens with rare samples of works by the 8th-century rulers Emperor Shōmu and Empress Kōmyō.

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Clay tablet with cuneiform
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Clay tablet with cuneiform

This tablet preserves an account of wages paid to workers 4,000 years ago.

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4,000 year old tablet recording temple offerings
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4,000 year old tablet recording temple offerings

This 4,000-year-old tablet contains a list of offerings made to a temple.

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Ancient Maya writing: A brief history of Maya scripts
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Ancient Maya writing: A brief history of Maya scripts

Learn about the origins of writing in the Maya region - encompassing the modern countries of Belize and Guatemala, southern Mexico, and western Honduras and El Salvador.

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Tablet with pre-cuneiform writing
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Tablet with pre-cuneiform writing

This Mesopotamian tablet preserves a list of barley portions distributed as wages to farm labourers 5,000 years ago.

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A Pentateuch in Babylonian Aramaic and Hebrew
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A Pentateuch in Babylonian Aramaic and Hebrew

An example of a Torah fragment written in square Hebrew script from either Iraq or Iran.

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Early shorthand
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Early shorthand

Thomas Shelton created a new shorthand system for English in 1626.

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