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Hieroglyphics

Author : Maria C. Betrò
ISBN : UOM:39015040730155
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Explains the meaning and history of six hundred Egyptian hieroglyphics, and depicts aspects of Egyptian civilization and daily life

Middle Egyptian

Author : James P. Allen
ISBN : 0521774837
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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An accessible introduction to hieroglyphic writing and the language and civilisation of ancient Egypt.

How To Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Author : Mark Collier
ISBN : 0520239490
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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With the help of Egyptologists Collier and Manley, museum-goers, tourists, and armchair travelers alike can gain a basic knowledge of the language and culture of ancient Egypt. Each chapter introduces a new aspect of hieroglyphic script and encourages acquisition of reading skills with practical exercises. 200 illustrations.

Encyclopedia Of Ancient Egypt

Author : Margaret Bunson
ISBN : 9781438109978
Genre : History
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An A-Z reference providing concise and accessible information on Ancient Egypt from its predynastic cultures to the suicide of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony in the face of the Roman conquest. Annotation. Bunson (an author of reference works) has revised her 1991 reference (which is appropriate for high school and public libraries) to span Egypt's history from the predynastic period to the Roman conquest. The encyclopedia includes entries for people, sites, events, and concepts as well as featuring lengthy entries or inset boxes on major topics such as deities, animals, and the military. A plan and photograph are included for each of the major architectural sites.

Writings From Ancient Egypt

Author : Toby Wilkinson
ISBN : 9780141395968
Genre : History
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'Man perishes; his corpse turns to dust; all his relatives pass away. But writings make him remembered.' The fascination Ancient Egypt holds in our minds has many sources, but at the heart of it lie hieroglyphics. This extraordinary writing system was for many years seen as the ultimate challenge and puzzle before finally being cracked in the 1820s. Preserved carved in stone or inked on papyri, hieroglyphic writings give a unique insight into an awe-inspiring but also deeply mysterious culture. Toby Wilkinson has translated a rich selection of pieces, ranging from accounts of battles to hymns to stories to royal proclamations. This book is both very enjoyable and an essential resource for anyone wanting to study one of humankind's great civilizations.

Ancient Egypt

Author : Farid Atiya
ISBN : 9771736345
Genre : History
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The full range of the history and archaeology of ancient Egypt is presented in this lavishly illustrated book. Also available in French, German, Italian, and Spanish

Ancient Egypt

Author : George Robins Gliddon
ISBN : HARVARD:32044010552545
Genre : Egypt
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Hieroglyphs And Arithmetic Of The Ancient Egyptian Scribes

Author : Donald Frazer
ISBN : 9781469136462
Genre : History
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This introductory guide for beginners provides an introduction to the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing and arithmetic, with a little light hearted humour. All the hieroglyphs portrayed within this book (over 780) are provided free of charge as keyboard characters. They allow the reader to create their own messages, names, numbers and designs which can be easily printed. These hieroglyphs are compatible with all software packages that run on both Windows® based and Macintosh® computers. This step-by-step guide introduces the reader to the peculiar style of arithmetic and units of measure employed by the ancient Egyptians, from counting loaves and recording the strength of beer to the volume of stone in a pyramid and the recording time.

Hieroglyphs

Author : iMinds
ISBN : 9781921761614
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Hieroglyphs form some of the oldest writing in the world. The word 'hieroglyph' means 'sacred carvings' in Greek and is the name given to written characters formed by drawings. These drawings can be of people, animals, plants, or many other objects. Numerous ancient cultures used one form or another of hieroglyphs. The Sumerians, Assyrians and Babylonians of the Middle East all used hieroglyphs. So did the Mayans of South America. However, it is the Ancient Egyptians who are most famous for using a form of hieroglyphs for their writing.

Moses In The Hieroglyphs

Author : Grant Berkley
ISBN : 9781412056007
Genre : History
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The Khumry "Welsh" are descendants of the Ten Tribes, who left Egypt for Israel and came to Britain. Their language correctly reads the Hieroglyphs revealing Moses, Joseph, Solomon, and others.

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