Nile Musings ~ Celebrating the Egyptian Arabian Horse ~ Volume 1 Number 12 December 2003

image of grey horsehead Nile Musings image of horsehead from Haremheb's tomb

Ramesses II in war chariot with tame panther, Rosellini style
Ramesses II in war chariot with a tame panther, Rosellini style, after the Abu Simbel tableau

The new Webscribe Hieroglyph Designer offers a little diversion for the holiday season. With colorful Egyptian designs you can spell names in hieroglyphs—amusing but also historically informative. Learn 27 alphabetic "letters" of the 750 base signs in the ancient Egyptian language while you design via drag and drop.

You do the designing with this hieroglyphic name translator by grabbing the Egyptian hieroglyphs which correspond to English letters and dragging them into place to spell a word or name. Ramesses II's chariot drawn from a huge wall tableau is the first of four design themes which you can choose to accompany your hieroglyphs. Then you can rearrange or drag design elements off the canvas. Hieroglyph Designer »—>

Tutankhamun in war chariot on Tutankhamun's Painted Box
Tutankhamun in war chariot

Colorful miniature tableaux decorate Tutankhamun's painted chest. Horse fanciers should delight in ancient chariots, charging horses and elaborate Egyptian designs on all sides. The pictures tell of the king's hunting and warrior exploits. The themes may be more symbolic than factual, considering the young king's early death. Tut's chest »—>

What's new on the Nile Muse?
Tutankhamun's Painted Box
Webscribe Hieroglyph Designer

Your webscribe, Donna Hyora

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