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Fu-Hsi of China

Emperor Fu-Hsi of China

Emperor Fu-Hsi (2852-2738 B.C.) was the legendary inventor of the Chinese script. His prewriting device, called the Eight Trigrams, was a combination of straight and broken lines, apparently taken from marks on a turtle shell. This may have replaced knotted cords which were used for record keeping.

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