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2. Hieroglyphic script and Egyptian language

2. Hieroglyphic script and Egyptian language  

Penelope Wilson

in Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.003.0002
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9780192805027
The rise of a unified state in Egypt may have prompted the development of a writing system to makes records for the benefit of royalty. From the very beginning there was a difference ... More
6. The decipherment of Egyptian

6. The decipherment of Egyptian  

Penelope Wilson

in Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2004
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192805027
Scholars have been trying to decipher hieroglyphs since they were first discovered. ‘The decipherment of Egyptian’ charts the history of the various attempts from the 17th century onwards ... More
Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction  

Christina Riggs

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.001.0001
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What did Egyptian art and architecture mean to the people who first made and used it—and why has it had such an enduring appeal? Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short ... More
6. Out of Egypt

6. Out of Egypt  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0006
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9780199682782
‘Out of Egypt’ considers how other cultures have engaged with ancient Egyptian art and architecture from the incorporation of Egypt in the Roman empire to the colonial era of Napoleon and ... More
1. Four little words

1. Four little words  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781261
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10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0001
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‘Four little words’ analyses the meanings of ‘Ancient’, ‘Egyptian’, ‘art’, and ‘architecture’ in order to understand how Egyptian art and architecture are studied and discussed, why and how ... More
2. Egypt on display

2. Egypt on display  

Christina Riggs

in Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2014
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Oct 2014
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9780191781261
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199682782.003.0002
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9780199682782
Museums have played an important role in shaping how we think about ancient Egyptian culture. When the Napoleonic wars ended and European governments established links with Muhammad Ali, ... More
1. Introduction: the story so far

1. Introduction: the story so far  

Ian Shaw

in Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2004
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776694
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854193.003.0001
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9780192854193
In 1898, the Narmer Palette was uncovered, one of the few surviving artefacts from the Nile Valley. It is an iconic example of an artefact from which a vast amount of information about ... More
Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction  

Penelope Wilson

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2004
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.001.0001
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book
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9780192805027
Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction explores the cultural significance of this script with an emphasis on previously neglected areas such as cryptography and the continuing ... More
7. Hieroglyphs in the modern world

7. Hieroglyphs in the modern world  

Penelope Wilson

in Hieroglyphs: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776083
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805027.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192805027
What place do hieroglyphs have in the world today? ‘Hieroglyphs in the modern world’ analyses this question in terms of desire to further our current understanding of the script and ... More

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