Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians by Nigel StrudwickHieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians by Nigel Strudwick

Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians

byNigel Strudwick

Paperback | March 8, 2010

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Egyptian hieroglyphs have long fascinated people the world over, though traditionally only specially trained scholars have been able to unlock their esoteric secrets. In Hieroglyph Detective , renowned Egyptologist Nigel Strudwick offers a historical background for the symbols as he takes the reader on a visual tour of museums around the world and provides step-by-step instructions on how to decipher inscriptions from ancient Egyptian tombs and temples. This hands-on field guide contains everything one needs to uncover age-old mysteries like a true detective!
Nigel Strudwick has studied ancient Egypt for more than 30 years. He is currently a curator at the British Museum, and has coauthored several books, including Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt and Encyclopµdia of Ancient Egyptian Literature. He lives in England.
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Title:Hieroglyph Detective: How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient EgyptiansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 6.75 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:March 8, 2010Publisher:CHRONICLE BOOKSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811869857

ISBN - 13:9780811869850

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