Special section "Culture of writing"
Inkwells with quills
The invention of script over 5000 years ago allowed people to record information on suitable surfaces, transport these "messages" and thus communicate over great distances.
From stone tablet to SMS
Stone tablets, papyrus rolls, parchment and quill, penned and typewritten letters are only a few of the milestones along the evolutionary path to today's paperless electronic mail or text message.