Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians

Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians
Language: 
ISBN10: 
0811869857
ISBN13: 
9780811869850
Pages: 
160
Published: 
March 10th 2010 by Chronicle Books
Rating: 
3.74

Egyptian 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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