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    Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians (Paperback) By (author) Professor Nigel Strudwick

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    DescriptionEgyptian hieroglyphs have long fascinated people the world over, though traditionally only specially trained scholars have been able to unlock their esoteric secrets. In Hieroglyph Detective, renowned Egyptologist Nigel Strudwick offers a historical background for the symbols as he takes the reader on a visual tour of museums around the world and provides step-by-step instructions on how to decipher inscriptions from ancient Egyptian tombs and temples. This hands-on field guide contains everything one needs to uncover age-old mysteries like a true detective!


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    Title
    Hieroglyph Detective
    Subtitle
    How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Professor Nigel Strudwick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 171 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780811869850
    ISBN 10: 0811869857
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: CJB
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/NAFRIC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A14202020
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FOR033000
    DC21: 493.1
    DC22: 493.1
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PJ1097 .S77 2010
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: CJ, NHC, NHG
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations, black & white tables
    Publisher
    Chronicle Books (CA)
    Imprint name
    Chronicle Books (CA)
    Publication date
    10 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco
    Author Information
    Nigel Strudwick has studied ancient Egypt for more than 30 years. He is currently a curator at the British Museum, and has coauthored several books, including Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt and Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egyptian Literature. He lives in England."