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Understanding Hieroglyphs: A Quick and Simple Guide

Understanding Hieroglyphs: A Quick and Simple Guide

Learn how to unlock the secrets of an ancient civilization with the help of this book. Featuring hundreds of the most commonly used hieroglyphs, arranged in easy-to-use tables, with translations, plus examples from monuments, documents and museum exhibitions.

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ISBN 9781789291070
Barcode 9781789291070
Published 25 July 2019 by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Wilson, Hilary
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ISBN-13 9781789291070
ISBN-10 1789291070
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Imprint Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Publication Date 25 July 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Wilson, Hilary
Category Palaeography (History Of Writing)
Egyptian archaeology
Ancient Egyptian Religion
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Hieroglyphics
NBS Text Linguistics
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 493.1
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

If you've ever wanted to learn how to read hieroglyphs, this book is the perfect guide. This book will teach you all you need to know about deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs, with the help of hundreds of the most commonly used hieroglyphs arranged in easy-to-use tables, with translations, plus examples from monuments, ancient documents and museum exhibits. Fully illustrated throughout with line drawings, tables and maps, Understanding Hieroglyphs will enthral anyone who craves the satisfaction of actually understanding the writing which adords Egyptian monuments and artefacts - unlocking the secrets of an ancient civilization.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Hilary Wilson has been interested in Egyptology since childhood and has written several books on the subject, including Egyptian Food and Drink, People of the Pharaohs and Egyptian Woman.

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