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Egypt had writing called hieroglyphics, which is one of the two oldest written languages (the other is Sumerian cuneiform ). The Late Period - This period includes the Persian invasion and sometimes includes Ptolemaic Egypt. They also saw the advent of the earliest iron-working and the erection of some of the world’s oldest monument. All of our students do the same social studies as each other each year (meaning all 6th, 7th and 8th graders do the same curriculum).

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