Hieroglyphs without Mystery: An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Writing

Hieroglyphs without Mystery: An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Writing

by Karl-Theodor Zauzich
     
 
Written for ordinary people with no special language skills, the book quickly demonstrates that hieroglyphic writing can be read, once a few simple principles are understood. Zauzich explains the basic rules of the writing system and the grammar and then applies them to thirteen actual inscriptions taken from objects in European and Egyptian museums.

Overview

Written for ordinary people with no special language skills, the book quickly demonstrates that hieroglyphic writing can be read, once a few simple principles are understood. Zauzich explains the basic rules of the writing system and the grammar and then applies them to thirteen actual inscriptions taken from objects in European and Egyptian museums.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292730601
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
09/01/1992
Pages:
135
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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