The Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt

The Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt

by Aidan Dodson
     
 

A colourful introduction to Egyptian hieroglyphs that demonstrates the enormous diversity of texts that have survived from a period that lasted 3,500 years. Colour photographs and short passages of text guide the beginner through the origins of the Egyptian language, the alphabet and grammar, the derivatives, types of inscriptions, their mystery and decipherment. The…  See more details below

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A colourful introduction to Egyptian hieroglyphs that demonstrates the enormous diversity of texts that have survived from a period that lasted 3,500 years. Colour photographs and short passages of text guide the beginner through the origins of the Egyptian language, the alphabet and grammar, the derivatives, types of inscriptions, their mystery and decipherment. The book concludes with the hieroglyphic names of the Pharaohs, a chronology and a brief list of major Egyptian collections across the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843304012
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.63(w) x 10.50(h) x (d)

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