Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners Bill Manley

Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners

Author: Bill Manley
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Book Title
Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners
Author
Bill Manley
ISBN
9780500290286
This is the first guide to reading hieroglyphs that begins with Egyptian monuments themselves. Assuming no knowledge on the part of the reader, it shows how to interpret the information on the inscriptions in a step-by-step journey through the script and language of ancient Egypt.We enter the world of the ancient Egyptians and explore their views on life and death, Egypt and the outside world, humanity and the divine. The book draws on texts found on some thirty artifacts ranging from coffins to stelae to obelisks found in museums in Egypt, America, and Europe, and selected across two thousand years. The texts are then explained clearly, and are supported by full translations, photographs, and line drawings.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Bill ManleyPublisher: Thames & HudsonPublished: 05/01/2012ISBN: 9780500290286Pages: 160Weight: 1.18lbsSize: 9.64h x 7.34w x 0.57dReview Citations: Choice 07/01/2012

This is the first guide to reading hieroglyphs that begins with Egyptian monuments themselves. Assuming no knowledge on the part of the reader, it shows how to interpret the information on the inscriptions in a step-by-step journey through the script and language of ancient Egypt.

We enter the world of the ancient Egyptians and explore their views on life and death, Egypt and the outside world, humanity and the divine. The book draws on texts found on some thirty artifacts ranging from coffins to stelae to obelisks found in museums in Egypt, America, and Europe, and selected across two thousand years. The texts are then explained clearly, and are supported by full translations, photographs, and line drawings.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bill Manley
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 05/01/2012
ISBN: 9780500290286
Pages: 160
Weight: 1.18lbs
Size: 9.64h x 7.34w x 0.57d

Review Citations: Choice 07/01/2012

This is the first guide to reading hieroglyphs that begins with Egyptian monuments themselves. Assuming no knowledge on the part of the reader, it shows how to interpret the information on the inscriptions in a step-by-step journey through the script and language of ancient Egypt.

We enter the world of the ancient Egyptians and explore their views on life and death, Egypt and the outside world, humanity and the divine. The book draws on texts found on some thirty artifacts ranging from coffins to stelae to obelisks found in museums in Egypt, America, and Europe, and selected across two thousand years. The texts are then explained clearly, and are supported by full translations, photographs, and line drawings.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bill Manley
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 05/01/2012
ISBN: 9780500290286
Pages: 160
Weight: 1.18lbs
Size: 9.64h x 7.34w x 0.57d

Review Citations: Choice 07/01/2012