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The anaglyph was peculiar to the Egyptian priests; the hieroglyph generally known to the well educated.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The signs are, of course, later than the picture-writing of the hieroglyph, and also later than the linear script suited to stone.
SUMERIAN HYMNSFREDERICK AUGUSTUS VANDERBURGH
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.
The second hieroglyph is a lion couchant, and stands for l, because that letter is the first in labu, the Egyptian name of lion.
Champollion further announced that the phonetic hieroglyph stood for the initial letter of the name of the object represented.
Phonetic hieroglyphs, wherein each hieroglyph represents a sound, and is therefore called a phonetic.
Here it stands for Horus, and the entire hieroglyph (ha, hor) rendered Hathor, means “the abode of Horus.”
A sort of hieroglyph or rude writing is scratched upon them, and they are used to convey messages from one place to another.
THE LAST VOYAGELADY (ANNIE ALLNUTT) BRASSEY

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