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Egyptian Grammar
Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs

by Alan Gardiner
Published by Aris & Phillips
Hardcover - 646 pages

 

Enzo Calabresi

. A book any scholar knows and any interested one should know. It's a milestone not only in the study of Egyptian language,but in modern philology. Maybe the style is old looking, but good language is understandable, no matter when it was written.



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Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian

 

by Raymond Faulkner
Published by David Brown Book Co
Hardcover - 327 pages

 

Richard Deurer

. This is a wonderful source of inspiration. Sometimes hard to read with it's hand written glyphs. You may want to also consider getting the companion English-Egyptian Index by David Shennum.



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English-Egyptian Index
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of Faulkner's Concise Dictionary of Middle . ................ Egyptian

by David Shennum
Published by Undena Publications
Paperback - 178 pages

 

Richard Deurer

. A fantastic compainion to Faulkner's Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian

 



 

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Reading Egyptian Art

A Hieroglyphic Guide to Ancient Egyptian Painting and Sculpture

by Richard H. Wilkinson
Published by Thames and Hudson
Paperback - 224 pages

 

Brian V Hunt

. Wilkinson is a professor at the University of Arizona (or was) and I believe may still be directing that institution's work in the Valley of the Kings. As he points out in this volume, one of the things often missed in regards to Egyptian art is that it is intended to be "read". Even paintings and objects in the round are often constructed using hieroglyphs. The author gives a well written, organized overview of the rudiments of learning to see into Egyptian art more of what the artist intended the viewer to see. Very nicely illustrated with an excellent selection of examples.



 

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How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs :

A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself

by Mark Collier, Bill Manley, Richard Parkinson (Illustrator)
Published by University of California Press
Hardcover - 192 pages

 

Amazon.com

. You need no previous experience reading hieroglyphs to benefit from this book. This is a hieroglyphs guide for the layperson, tourist, or museum enthusiast who'd like to have more of a clue when it comes to understanding Egyptian hieroglyphs. Focusing on the funerary symbols one would be likely to see in Egypt or at a museum, and illustrated with hieroglyphs that are on display in the British Museum (drawn by Richard Parkinson, curator in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum), How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs makes possible a deeper appreciation not just of museum displays but of the Egyptian culture that used this writing system.



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Forgotten Scripts

Their Ongoing Discovery and Deciperment

by Cyrus Gordon
Published by Dorset
Hardcover - 215 pages

 



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Egyptian Hieroglyphics:

How to Read and Write Them

by Stephane Rossini
Published by Dover
Paperback - 96 pages

 


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An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary

With an Index of English Words, King List, and Geographical List with Indexes, List of Hieroglyphic Characters, Coptic and Semitic Alphabets (Vol 1)

by E. A. Wallis Budge
Published by Dover
Paperback - 748 pages

 


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Egyptian Language:

Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

by E. A. Wallis Budge
Published by Dover
Paperback - 272 pages

 


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