Fun with Hieroglyphs: Create a Secret Language

by Catharine Roehrig, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 21, 2008 | Hardcover

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Discover the secrets of hieroglyphs, the language of the ancient Egyptians, with this innovative kit from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Learn the sounds and letters of the hieroglyphic alphabet, find out which symbols were thought to have magical powers, and read how this mysterious language was decoded after hundreds of years.

Then, with the alphabet chart as your guide, use the 24 hieroglyphic stamps and ink pad to write messages, create designs, and make cards.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 pages, 8.75 × 8.75 × 1.3 in

Published: October 21, 2008

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1416961143

ISBN - 13: 9781416961147

Appropriate for ages: 8

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Fun with Hieroglyphs: Create a Secret Language

by Catharine Roehrig, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 48 pages, 8.75 × 8.75 × 1.3 in

Published: October 21, 2008

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1416961143

ISBN - 13: 9781416961147

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Discover the secrets of hieroglyphs, the language of the ancient Egyptians, with this innovative kit from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Learn the sounds and letters of the hieroglyphic alphabet, find out which symbols were thought to have magical powers, and read how this mysterious language was decoded after hundreds of years.

Then, with the alphabet chart as your guide, use the 24 hieroglyphic stamps and ink pad to write messages, create designs, and make cards.

Appropriate for ages: 8

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