Ancient Egyptian Language and Writing

The ancient Egyptian language belongs to the language family known as Afroasiatic which is sometimes known as Hamito-Semitic.  It is believed that their origin is  Arabian Peninsula and were settled in south- west Asia and north Africa. They had also common features with a specific group such as a group of Semitic languages in their characteristic structures of sentences and voices, such as Arabic, Amharic, Aramaic and Hebrew.

The ancient Egyptian writing appeared almost 3400 BC, where the 1st hieroglyphic sings were inscribed on the memorial palettes and ivory cards, and continued to be used till the 11th century, which means that it was used for over 4000 years, a matter that made its continuation as the longest language in the history of languages.