Hieroglyphic Vocabulary and Inscriptions

The Egyptian word for hieroglyphs, "words of the gods." fn

nTrmdZ3

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The individual hieroglyph was termed 'sign,' 'image,' 'form'.

X1iX1
D17

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Writing of the divine words:

Y3N35nTrmdZ3

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Kush fn

kAS
xAst

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  1. Davies, W.V., Reading the Past Egyptian Hieroglyphs, University of California Press/British Museum Printed in Great Britain 1985 (C) 1987
  2. Gardiner, Sir Alan, Egyptian Grammar: Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs , [(C) 1927] 1988 Oxford: Griffith Institute; 2nd Edition
  3. Silverman, David P, editor, Searching for Ancient Egypt, University of Pennsylvania/Dallas Museum of Art (C) 1997 Cornell University Press

TOC
Hieroglyphic vocabulary
Amenemhet's inscriptions
Who was Amenemhet?
Lintel inscriptions
Kings' Cartouches
Horse hieroglyphs
WikiHiero
Tut's Djed Amulet