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Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Origins • 3100 B.C. • Hieros “sacred” and Glypho “Carve” • Consist of ideograms or phonograms • Earliest Writings In Egypt

Demotic Form

7th century B.C. •

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More simpler system

Used by ordinary people

Modern Day Egypt

Click to edit Master text styles – Second level – Third level • Fourth level – Fifth level

Ancient Egypt

Art Forms • Relief Form

• Hierarchical Scale

Textbook “Ancient Egypt” pg.78-104 “Hieroglyphs” pg 82-83

Works Cited • Adams, Laurie Schneider. Art Across Time. 4th ed. Vol. 1. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

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By: Timothy Medina Art 105

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By: Timothy Medina Art 105


Understanding Hieroglyphs