Middle Egyptian


Book Details

Author  James P. Allen
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   November 28, 1999
ISBN  0521774837
Pages  524

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This is an introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six lessons, exercises (with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a dictionary, as well as twenty-five essays on the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian history, society, religion and literature. It also offers scholars of linguistics a complete grammatical description of the classical language of ancient Egypt.

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