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The Egyptian language was one of the earliest languages to be written down, perhaps only the Sumerian language is older. First appearing on stone and pottery dating from 3100 B.C. to 3000 B.C., it remained in use for almost 3,000 years; the last inscription was written in A.D. 394.

Inscription at Luxor; 
CMC 2001-300-032 Pharoahs' cartouches, Tomb of 
CMC PCD 2001-272-076

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