I have had a fascination for Egyptology since I was ten years old and the study of Hieroglyphics a necessity fell into the category of learning for me. I was of course aware of cuneiform but was unaware of its significance to my field of study, and also knowing it was the most difficult of dead languages to partake of, I avoided it like the proverbial plague.
It wasn’t until I started researching some Bible stories incorporating Egypt that the link with Mesopotamia became clear. I am of course talking of Moses and The Exodus story, but no flood I would like to add at this stage. 🙂 Continue reading