To keep record of everything :)
It was important because thats how people communicated is their language by writing with symbols and words .
In this pre-electronic age, it was the means of communication and recording.
Six characteristics of civilizations
So merchants could keep track of transactions
Mayan, Incan and Aztec civilizations each developed calenders, mathematics, writing and other record keeping systems.
Growth of cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, writing and advanced technology.
There are six basic characteristics of civilization. These include cities, organized government, art, religion, class divisions, as well as a writing system.
Civilizations have five characterisitics: -advanced cities -specialized workers -complex insitutions -record keeping and writing -advanced technology
Cuneiform script is the writing method of the mesopotamian civilizations
Civilizations have six characterisitics: -advanced cities -specialized workers -complex insitutions -record keeping - writing -advanced technology by the official Oyster;)
because they wanted to