Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How To Read The Sacred Language Of The Pharaohs Bridget McDermott

ISBN: 9781904292036

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171 pages


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Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How To Read The Sacred Language Of The Pharaohs  by  Bridget McDermott

Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How To Read The Sacred Language Of The Pharaohs by Bridget McDermott
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For beginners and Egyptologists alike, reading hieroglyphs provides fascinating insights into the land and lore of the pyramids. Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs is the only fully illustrated, easy-to-use guide to the meaning and mystery behind thisMoreFor beginners and Egyptologists alike, reading hieroglyphs provides fascinating insights into the land and lore of the pyramids.

Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs is the only fully illustrated, easy-to-use guide to the meaning and mystery behind this ancient language. A history of hieroglyphs and instructions for how to read them are complemented by vocabulary lists and photographs of real inscriptions. In each chapter, skill-building exercises weave together with details of Egyptian life. Who could have imagined that the sign for the word millions is a lizard because Egypt was once overrun with reptiles? Hieroglyphs literally paint portraits of the ancients, depicting everyone from the pharaoh in his court to the farmer along the flooded Nile.

Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs reveals the beauty and hidden marvels of one of the worlds most intriguing cultures.



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