Communication in Ancient Times
The first means of communication was, of course, the human voice but about 3,200 BC writing was invented in Iraq and Egypt.
It was invented about 1,500 BC in China.
What was the first form of long distance communication?
Around that time, long-distance communication had its humble beginnings as the Greeks, for the first time in recorded history, had a messenger pigeon deliver results of the first Olympiad in the year 776 BC.
What is ancient communication?
Hand gestures, body language, and facial expressions are also a means of communication. Dance and music were also very ancient means of communication. Messengers with verbal messages, signal fires, totems, banners, cave art, etc. were ancient means of communication that predate history.
How were messages sent in the olden days?
By passing on the message they could send a signal as far as 750 kilometres in just a few hours. Messengers were used in ancient times to deliver important communications from A to B, either by foot or on horseback. Electrical telegraphy, such as Morse code, was used to send messages across America during the 1800s.