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Fascinating Hieroglyphics: Discovering, Decoding and Understanding the Ancient Art
     

Fascinating Hieroglyphics: Discovering, Decoding and Understanding the Ancient Art

by Christian Jacq
 
Do what it took experts centuries to do-read hieroglyphics, and create sentences of your own, with this ingenious guide. Follow the evolution of this form of communication, its near disappearance, and the fascinating story behind "breaking its code." If you can follow a book or tape of a foreign language, you can decipher the inscriptions taken from royal tombs-and

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Do what it took experts centuries to do-read hieroglyphics, and create sentences of your own, with this ingenious guide. Follow the evolution of this form of communication, its near disappearance, and the fascinating story behind "breaking its code." If you can follow a book or tape of a foreign language, you can decipher the inscriptions taken from royal tombs-and if you can't, you'll still get rewarding insight into another culture. 224 pages, 39 b/w illus.,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806981000
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.86(d)

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