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A collection of hieroglyphs {A contribution to the history of Egyptian writing (Archaeological survey of Egypt Sixth Memoir)}

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A collection of hieroglyphs {A contribution to the history of Egyptian writing (Archaeological survey of Egypt Sixth Memoir)}

A collection of hieroglyphs {A contribution to the history of Egyptian writing (Archaeological survey of Egypt SixthMemoir)}
Pages:74 | PDF | by F. Ll. Griffith | Egypt Exploration Fund; 1st edition (April 21, 1898) | ASIN: B0008AR2WQ | 8,4 MB

The publicattion of detailed hieroglyphs, &c, in Beni Hassan III, seems to have met a want, to judge by the welcome with witch it has been receive in the scientific press.
The criticisms of MASPERO (rev. Crit., xliii., pp. 201 et seqq.) and BORCHARDT (A. Z., 1897, pp. 103 et seqq.) have at once displayed how little is positively known with regard to the origins of individual signs, and finished new material and ideas for the study of them. PIEHL (Sphinx, ii., pp. 33 et seq.) has also contributed some suggestions, and M. LORET, in a private letter, has communicated a number of interrestingobservations on those representing natural objects. At the last moment also appears a log and friendly notice by M. FOUCART in the Rev. Arch. (Sée.iii., 1898, vol. xxii., pp. 20 et seqq.).

the present work is in continuation of the task begun in Beni Hasssan III. : that of ascertaining and illustrating the history and the origins of the hieroglyphs characters.
Much special study has meanwhile been devoted to the subject, and it is hoped that the present Memoir, besides being more claborate, will show a marked advance in the explanation of the signs upon the somexhat hasty descriptions in the preceding volume.

The greater number of the coloured facsimiles given herewith are from hieroglyphs of the XIIth dynasty, copied by Mr. H. Blackden), i, the tomb of Tehutihetep at El Bersheh…