Egyptian Language

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Wildside Press LLC, Mar 1, 2009 - History - 256 pages
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An introduction to reading and understanding Egyptian Hieroglyphics.

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User Review  - CapeHoorn - LibraryThing

Go to a good Library (Bibliothèque) and take photo-copy of Gardinar's Grammar, the pages with the 'Signs List' and its small 'dictionnary', both at the end of the book. Later, you can by the Grammar published in Oxford, relatively cheap compared to any other ? Read full review

Review: Egyptian Language: Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

User Review  - Brett - Goodreads

Budge. You're probably gonna read him if you're taking a serious look at Egyptian heiroglyphs. Outdated, but more or less necessary. He made significant progress, and more has been made since. Read full review


CHAPTER PAGE I Hieroglyphic Writing
The Rosetta Stone and the Decipherment of hiero glyphics
Hieroglyphics as Ideographs Phonetics and Deter minatives
A Selection op hieroglyphic characters with their PHONETIC VALUES ETC
Pronouns and pronominal suffixes
The Article
Adjectives Numerals Time the Year etc
The Verb
Adverbs Prepositions simple and compound etc
Conjunctions and Particles
Extracts for Reader 212246
General Stele of Panehesi
Inscription of Ankis ni
Text from the cxxvth Chapter of the Book of the Dead

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

E.A. Wallis Budge, 1857 - 1934 Budge was the Curator of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum from 1894 to 1924. He was also a Sometime Scholar of Christ's College, a scholar at the University of Cambridge, Tyrwhitt, and a Hebrew Scholar. He collected a large number of Coptic, Greek, Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopian, and Egyptian Papyri manuscripts. He was involved in numerous archaeology digs in Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Sudan. Budge is known for translating the Egyptian Book of the Dead, which is also known as The Papyrus of Ani. He also analyzed many of the practices of Egyptian religion, language and ritual. His written works consisted of translated texts and hieroglyphs and a complete dictionary of hieroglyphs. Budge's published works covered areas of Egyptian culture ranging from Egyptian religion, Egyptian mythology and magical practices. He was knighted in 1920. E.A. Wallis Budge died on November 23, 1934 in London, England.

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