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Synonyms for hieroglyph

writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)


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a writing system using picture symbols

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The walls are decorated with hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs.
filled with colourful hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs.
The tomb, found in the Saqqara pyramid complex near Cairo, is filled with colourful hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs.
Within this mortuary temple of Ramses II is this personification of one of the Egyptian nomes (provinces) presenting to the pharaoh, the bounty of her part of Egypt: bread, figs, pomegranetes and the hieroglyphs for 'life' and 'dominion'.
Annick Payne, a recognized expert in the Anatolian hieroglyphs, offers by far the most comprehensive treatment of the subject to date--comprehensive in two senses.
Hieroglyphs show the original occupant of the coffin that dates back to 600 BC was a priestess called Mer-Neith-it-es.
The simple repetitive text is ideal to begin word recognition and I liked the introduction of hieroglyphs alongside the animals' names.
But an Assassins Creed fan and Egypt scholar went a step ahead and froze the fleeting images of hieroglyphs that were seen in the trailer.
The Beyeler's show will stress this aspect of Klee's sprawling oeuvre, from mock-De Stijl grids to invented hieroglyphs. "10 American Artists" travels to the Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Feb.
EXHIBITION Ancient Egypt Gallery Ancient Egypt is much more than just pyramids, mummies and hieroglyphs. Come and explore the Mummy Room, read spells from the Book of the Dead and smell ingredients used in mummification.
Egypt is a country with a rich history -- think pharaohs, mummies, hieroglyphs and pyramids.
diagrammed as hieroglyphs on a street in a distant country Most days
The enigmatic hieroglyphs of cabalists, Rosicrucians, and freemasons are shown to be closely linked with the early scientific illustrations in the fields of medicine, chemistry, optics, and color theory.
As Robinson makes clear in his prologue on "Egyptomania" and first chapter on the "hieroglyphic delirium" of the early modern age, the "rediscovery" of ancient Egypt and its hieroglyphs was the product of generations of effort, exemplified by the monumental efforts of Athanasius Kircher, who, though ultimately misled by his insistence on the entirely symbolic function of the hieroglyphs in their most "advanced" usage by the Egyptian priests, contributed significantly to the recovery of Coptic and its identification (in the West) as a later form of the ancient Egyptian language.