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Ancient Egyptian scripts (hieroglyphs, hieratic and demotic)
Ancient Egyptian scripts used to write Egyptian, an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until about the 10th century AD. After that it continued to be used as a the liturgical language of Egyptian Christians, the Copts, in the form of Coptic. These glyphs alone could be used to write Ancient Egyptian and represent the first alphabet ever divised. In practice, they were rarely used in the fashion. (...)
Seshat (Sesha, Sesheta) was the goddess of writing and record whose name means "the one who writes." She was the patroness of all types of writing. She was also the "mistress of the house of books" and that is why she watched on libraries temples which she had designed the plans.Elle also bore the title "mistress of the house architects "because it was closely linked to ritual cord (" pedj shes ") that was used to define the location of a temple at its foundation.
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1. Tutmose, Nefertiti, was created during the 3. Ancient Egyptian art historical period around 1353-1336 BCE. 4. It is made of Painted limestone. 5. It was originally located in Akhetaten but is now located in Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Agyptisches Museum. It is believed Tutmose created this as a finished model to follow a carving or paintings for his royal patron.