February 24 2011
Did you know that Chinese is the oldest writing still in use today?Or that the British Museum has a party invite from the first century AD? It's on a Roman tablet from the North of England…
Find out more with the British Museum's fun video:A brief history of writing.Screenshot courtesy the Trustees of the British Museum
The video's part of the British Museum's section for kids called Young explorers.There are more brief history videos to watch on:Time tellingClothingand Money.
By Rachel Hayward