Think Like an Egyptian


Book Details

Author  Barry Kemp
Publisher  Plume
Publication Date   November 29, 2005
ISBN  0452287014
Pages  256

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Gain insights into a vanished world with this unique look at powerful Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Barry Kemp presents one hundred of the Egyptian hieroglyphs, their pronunciations, their history, and meanings, revealing aspects of day-to-day life in ancient Egypt.

Kemp explains the myriad meanings behind symbols for physical objects such as "Sun" and "Serpent," and concepts such as "Truth" and "to love," building a picture of the historical and mythological references that were the cornerstones of Egyptian thought.

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