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The anaglyph was peculiar to the Egyptian priests; the hieroglyph generally known to the well educated.

The signs are, of course, later than the picture-writing of the hieroglyph, and also later than the linear script suited to stone.

The only new hieroglyph is the pylon, rendered An in the cartouche.

Concerning the interpretation of these emblems, see Joan Pierii Hieroglyph.

The figure of an obelisk is often used as a hieroglyph, and is generally represented standing on a low base.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hieroglyph, such as: figure, type, cipher, device, emblem, and letter.

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