Hieroglyphics Sentence Examples
There are rows of hieroglyphics on the sides and over the central design.
Could you learn to write your name using hieroglyphics in class?
The mission is named after the Rosetta stone, which provided the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics.
But it doesn't look much like what was on the page before - it's full of strange hieroglyphics!
According to this view the alphabet was borrowed by the Phoenicians from the cursive (hieratic) form of Egyptian hieroglyphics.Advertisement
Historically, butterflies also appeared in hieroglyphics, representing the soul.
In the 17th century, Athanasius Kircher wrote about the Egyptians and attempted to translate hieroglyphics, although his theories have since been overturned.
The Egyptians are known for their bold, colorful designs, ornate carvings and of course, the intricacy of the patterns and hieroglyphics.
Muller, daughter-tongues of the old Sabaean and Minaean, standing in the same relation to the speech of the old inscriptions as Coptic does to that of the hieroglyphics.
Rosetta is named after the stone that explained Egyptian hieroglyphics, thus laying bare the culture of the Pharoahs to modern eyes.Advertisement
Now there's no excuse for not knowing how to write your name in Egyptian hieroglyphics.
He considers pictographic languages ranging from the natural Mayan hieroglyphics and Sumerian cuneiform, to recent experiments such as Elephant's Memory.
His passage about the cross-shaped hieroglyphics found in the temple gives some idea of how Christianity turned pagan symbolism to its advantage.
There are pyramids, hieroglyphics, gods and goddesses, mythical creatures, the eye of Horus and more.
The Temple of Inscriptions, one of the largest and best preserved, is distinguished chiefly for its tablets, which contain only hieroglyphics.Advertisement
The archbishop wrote several treatises of considerable value, including an Essai sur les hiProglyphes egyptiens (Paris, 1834), in which he showed that Champollion's system was insufficient to explain the hieroglyphics.
This is considered the mildest and most salubrious place in Siberia, and is remarkable for certain tumuli (of the Li Kitai) and statues of men from seven to nine feet high, covered with hieroglyphics.
Many of the pyramids have a small shrine on the eastern side inscribed with debased Egyptian or Meroite hieroglyphics.
To his reign must belong the famous quadrilingual alabaster vases from Egypt (on which his name is written in Persian, Susian and Babylonian cuneiform characters and in hieroglyphics), for Artaxerxes II.
Our Order imitates the ancient societies that explained their teaching by hieroglyphics.Advertisement
Reliefs - Reliefs featuring both hieroglyphics and depictions of gods and rules are common.
You can choose from designs like Taking Someone for a Ride, Overlooking the Desert, Snail Garden, Hieroglyphics, Uncorrected Manuscript, and more.
But I don't share my own private Idaho map with its special hieroglyphics with anyone; you'll have to get your own.
Although the Mayans devised a calendar that ended on December 21, 2012, and although Mayan hieroglyphics suggest they believed in a doomsday, the link between these two facts are not entirely conclusive.
From gods, goddesses and pharaohs, to records recorded in fanciful hieroglyphics, there's something of interest for everyone.Advertisement
Thankfully, despite their popularity, there is plenty of room for self-expression within the realm of Egyptian tattoos because there are so many symbols linked to the rich history of early Egypt, including hieroglyphics.
Looking at hieroglyphics is one of the easiest ways to choose a unique tattoo because there are so many possible combinations.
They can, of course, be as large or small as you like, but hieroglyphics make it especially easy to choose a tattoo that will have special meaning, look unique and still be discreet.
The modern world's hunger for tattoos that feature symbols, characters and script is beautifully sated by designs centered on Egyptian hieroglyphics.
The symbol of the eye is also known as the Eye of Horus, or "wedjat" in hieroglyphics.
Asian characters, Celtic runes or even hieroglyphics are all perfectly placed on the lower back.
Dating back more than 3000 years, the monument, a gift from the people of Egypt, is adorned with hieroglyphics and will fascinate visitors.
Through the influence of Cardinal Barberini he next (1635) settled in Rome, where for eight years he taught mathematics in the Collegio Romano, but ultimately resigned this appointment to study hieroglyphics and other archaeological subjects.
The name of the oasis appears in hieroglyphics as and that of its capital as Hebi (the plough).
Colebrooke, began to make known the treasures of Sanskrit literature, which the great scholars of Germany and France proceeded to develop. In Egypt the discovery of the Rosetta stone placed the key to the hieroglyphics within Western reach; and the decipherment of the cuneiform character enabled the patient scholars of Europe to recover the clues to the contents of the ancient libraries of Babylonia and Assyria.
Cortes met them in 1525, but they preserved their independence till 1697, when the Spaniards destroyed the city and temples, and a library of sacred books, written in hieroglyphics on bark fibre.
Hincks devoted his spare time to the study of hieroglyphics, and to the deciphering of the cuneiform script, in which he was a pioneer.
The discovery of the Rosetta Stone furnished the key to Egyptian hieroglyphics; and archaeology, no less than the more practical sciences, acknowledges its debt of gratitude to the man who first brought the valley of the Nile into close touch with the thought of the West.
With the growth of scientific geography they came to be located somewhat less vaguely, and indeed their name was employed as the equivalent of the Assyrian and Hebrew Cush, the Kesh or Ekosh of the Hieroglyphics (first found in Stele of Senwosri I.), i.e.
These monuments, which are found in Lydia, Phrygia, Cappadocia and Lycaonia, as well as in north and central Syria, point to the existence of a homogeneous civilization over those countries; they show a singularly marked style of art, and are frequently inscribed with a peculiar kind of hieroglyphics, engraved boustrophedon; and they originated probably from a great Hittite kingdom, whose kings ruled the countries from Lydia to the borders of Egypt.