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    DescriptionThis is the first guide to reading hieroglyphs that begins with Egyptian monuments themselves. Assuming no knowledge on the part of the reader, it shows how to interpret the information on the inscriptions in a step-by-step journey through the script and language of ancient Egypt. We enter the world of the ancient Egyptians and explore their views on life and death, Egypt and the outside world, humanity and the divine. The book draws on texts found on some thirty artifacts ranging from coffins to stelae to obelisks found in museums in Egypt, America, and Europe, and selected across two thousand years. The texts are then explained clearly, and are supported by full translations, photographs, and line drawings.


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    Title
    Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bill Manley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 535 g
    Language
    Egyptian
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500290286
    ISBN 10: 0500290288
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.4
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: CJB
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    Libri: I-LF
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, LAN001000
    BIC subject category V2: CFLA
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FOR033000
    DC22: 493/.111, 493.111
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 493.111
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PJ1097 .M23 2012
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    01 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    A welcome addition to introductory books on hieroglyphs...