How to use Hieroglyphs in a sentence

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  • A perfect set of signs was copied in 1764 from a pagoda at Verdapettah near Cape Comorin, and one equally complete existed at the same period on the ceiling of a temple near Mindurah 9 The hieroglyphs representing the signs of the zodiac in astronomical works are found in manuscripts of about the 10th century, but in carvings not until the 15th or 16th.

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  • Thus actual documents of native Aztec history, or copies of them, are still open to the study of scholars, while after the conquest interpretations of these were drawn up in writing by Spanish-educated Mexicans, and histories founded on them with the aid of traditional memory were written by Ixtilxochitl and Tezozomoc. In Central America the rows of complex hieroglyphs to be seen sculptured on the ruined temples probably served a similar purpose.

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  • Although attempts were made to read Egyptian hieroglyphs so far back as the 17th century, no promise of success appeared until the discovery of the Rosetta stone in 1799 by the French engineers attached to Napoleons expedition to Egypt.

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  • A vase of Menes with purple inlaid hieroglyphs in green glaze and the tiles with relief figures are the most important pieces.

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  • Prior to that invasion the gods, when mentioned in monuments, are always represented by animals, and these animals are the object of strictly local worship. The name of each god is spelled in hieroglyphs beside the beast or bird.

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  • Fraktin or Farakdin (probably anc. Das-tarkon); sculptured rock-panel showing two groups of figures in act of cult, with hieroglyphs in relief.

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  • The hieroglyphs and inscriptions in Meroitic belong mostly to the first six centuries A.D.; the existing Nubian MSS.

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  • The analogy of this to the manner in which the Egyptian hieroglyphs passed into phonetic signs is remarkable, and writing might have been invented anew in Mexico had it not been for the Spanish conquest.

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  • He thenceforth became passionately interested in Egyptology, devoted himself to the study of hieroglyphs and Coptic, and in 1847 published a Catalogue analytique of the Egyptian Gallery of the Boulogne Museum; in 1849, being appointed to a subordinate position in the Louvre, he left Boulogne for Paris.

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  • The written nieroglyphs, formed by the scribe with the reed pen on papyrus, eather, wooden tablets, &c., have their outlines more or less abbreyitted, producing eventually the cursive scripts hieratic and demotmc. The written hieroglyphs were employed at all periods, especially or religious texts, Hieratic.A kind of cursive hieroglyphic or hieratic writing is ound even in the 1st Dynasty.

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  • Very probably the Egyptians never constructed a really systematic list of hieroglyphs.

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  • Another use of colored glass was for cutting in the shapes of hieroglyphs for inlaying in wooden.

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  • The "lamb" is in reality a ram of Ammon, and has an inscription in Ethiopian hieroglyphs.

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  • It is accompanied by two groups of hieroglyphs.

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  • HieroglyphicThe main division is into monumental or epigraphic nieroglyphs and written hieroglyphs.

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  • Long netting needles were probably brought in by the dynastic people as they figure in the hieroglyphs.

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  • From what was etched in this stone, 19th century scholars were able to begin deciphering the Egyptian hieroglyphs.

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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999 A practical guide to writing hieroglyphs for beginners.

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  • They can also decode the hieroglyphs to write their names.

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  • The marathon duel between two geniuses to crack Egypt's ancient hieroglyphs.

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  • It looks at what visual languages can do in transmitting information, and compares Mayan hieroglyphs with desktop icons.

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  • Also focuses on the decipherment and decoding of cuneiform, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Linear B, and Mayan Glyphs.

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  • However, strange hieroglyphs were shown by an old shipwright to be " Unicorn " upside down!

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  • At the center of this disk I saw an elliptical bulge raised above the other hieroglyphs.

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  • The sites linked below have general background information about reading hieroglyphs, together with more information about reading signs.

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  • The early scripts of the Mediterranean civilizations used pictographs, ideographs and hieroglyphs.

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  • There is a chart showing the transliterations commonly used in email messages on the Learn To Read Hieroglyphs page.

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  • The buttons have hieroglyphs, which is pretty cool.

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  • The race who first developed it spoke an agglutinative language, and to them was due the invention of the pictorial hieroglyphs which became the running-hand or cuneiform characters of later days, as well as the foundation of the chief cities of the country and the elements of its civilization.

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  • In the latter age granite surfaces were ground, hieroglyphs were chipped out and polished by copper tools fed with emery; outlines were graved by a thick sheet of copper held in the hand, and sawed to and fro with emery.

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  • Then he draws on a wooden board a set of hieroglyphs in chalk, and his dexterity in counting or recounting the stars under whose region or influence the child is declared to be born is marvelled at by the superstitious creatures thronging around him.

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  • As a matter of fact the Egyptians might have passed about thirty-five centuries B.C. from the picture writing of hieroglyphs to genuine alphabetic signs.'

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  • A silver seal with hieroglyphs, now at Oxford, came also from Bor.

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