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Write Your Own Egyptian Hieroglyphs : Names, Greetings, Insults, Sayings
by Angela Mcdonald


Overview - The Egyptian hieroglyphic script is one of the most beautiful, fascinating, and expressive writing systems ever invented. In Ancient Egypt, only an elite few could read and write hieroglyphs, but now you too can recognize and write a selection of names, titles, descriptions, sayings, greetingseven insults For the ancient Egyptians, nothing could exist without a namenames held the spark of life.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Egyptian hieroglyphic script is one of the most beautiful, fascinating, and expressive writing systems ever invented. In Ancient Egypt, only an elite few could read and write hieroglyphs, but now you too can recognize and write a selection of names, titles, descriptions, sayings, greetingseven insults For the ancient Egyptians, nothing could exist without a namenames held the spark of life. In this colorful illustrated guide, Angela McDonald explains how the Egyptians composed names for the elements of their world and along the way opens a fascinating window on their ancient culturetheir gods, enemies, animals, and more. With practical guides and a lively, informative text, she shows how to create many charming and useful phrases in hieroglyphs for yourself, your friends, your petseven your house. There are step-by-step tips on how to draw some of the trickier signs and a collection of genuine Egyptian phrasesgreetings, laments, and insultsfor use in your own compositions. In the words of one Egyptian papyrus, "By day write with your fingers, recite by night. Befriend the scroll and the paletteit's more fulfilling than wine "
"Copub: British Museum Press ""

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780520252356
  • ISBN-10: 0520252357
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publish Date: April 2007
  • Page Count: 80
  • Dimensions: 10.24 x 7.9 x 0.39 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.81 pounds


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Books > Foreign Language Study > Ancient Languages - General
Books > History > Ancient - Egypt
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