What do hieroglyphics mean?

Answer Thousands of years before our own alphabet and language systems, the people of Egypt wrote their thoughts, feelings and histories on the walls of their homes and temples in a beautiful pictorial la... Read More »

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What can hieroglyphics tell you about ancient Egypt?

Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics are a form of pictorial script. It is one of the oldest forms of writing in the world. Translation was begun in 1799 with the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. The ter... Read More »

What do hieroglyphics tell us about ancient Egypt?

Hieroglyphics, pictures used to represent sounds, are one of the world's oldest forms of writing. Archeologists and other scientists use can learn much about ancient Egyptian society by interpretin... 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 »

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 »