First Steps in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

First Steps in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

A Book for Beginners

Book - 2003
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The dearth of suitable introductory texts presents a serious obstacle to the study of the Egyptian language, so this practical grammar answers a longstanding need. Its well-known and highly respected author, a Keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum, has written many other popular Dover books on Egyptology. Contents include lists of frequently used signs and determinatives, a short vocabulary of about 500 words, a series of 31 texts and extracts (with interlinear transliteration and word-for-word translation), and a few untransliterated and untranslated texts (with glossary), to be worked out independently. This is a valuable book for archaeologists, anthropologists, and anyone with a professional or amateur interest in Ancient Egypt.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003
ISBN: 9780486430997
0486430995
Characteristics: x, 321 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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