Extras

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Aboriginal Elder Sings Ancient Creation Song

In the Wardaman Creation Story, all the plants and animals of the world were once people.

Aboriginal Elder Sings Ancient Creation Song

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How Egyptian Hieroglyphs Influenced Modern Alphabets

Learn why Egyptian hieroglyphs are hiding in modern alphabets—and how to find them.

How Egyptian Hieroglyphs Influenced Modern Alphabets

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A to Z: The First Alphabet Preview

The birth of writing and the first alphabet were among the world’s most vital inventions.

A to Z: The First Alphabet Preview