Can you see a name in hieroglyphics?

Answer Ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics to represent words, which includes names. A high-ranking person, such as a Pharaoh's name, is inside a cartouche. A cartouche is an oval with a straight line on... Read More »

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How To See a Name in Hieroglyphics?

Even before they could decipher hieroglyphs, early Egyptologists figured out how to identify a royal name. When they noticed that certain groups of hieroglyphs were set inside a frame, they realize... Read More »

How to Write in Hieroglyphics?

Hieroglyphics are an ancient Egyptian form of ideographic writing. Found etched in the walls of the great pyramids, Hieroglyphics provided a great mystery to early archaeologists and linguists who ... Read More »

Who unlocked the hieroglyphics?

Jean-Francois Champollion deciphered the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone. He was a French archaeologist who is known as the father of modern Egyptology. Champollion was born in 1790 and died in ... Read More »

Art Projects on Hieroglyphics?

Hieroglyphics are an ancient formal writing system used by the Ancient Egyptians. They consist of small individual pictures in place of letters and words to make up sentences. Hieroglyphics are int... Read More »