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Hieroglyph Detective

Hieroglyph Detective

How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians

By Nigel Strudwick


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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!

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Size: 6-3/4 x 5-1/2 in;
Pages: 160 pp;
one color images and photographs throughout
Format: Paperback
Publication: February 2010
ISBN: 9780811869850
ISBN10: 811869857
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 Encyclopdia of Ancient Egyptian Literature. He lives in England.