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Hieroglyphics
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Hieroglyphics

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  • 1. Angelica Baldon 817
  • 2.
    • Hieroglyphics
    • Eye of Horus
    • Fraction System
    • Writing Tools
    • Egyptian Writing Tools
    • Writing
    • Cartouche
    • Rosetta Stone
    • How They Solved Hieroglyphics
    • Scribes
    • Bibliography
  • 3.
    • Egyptians believed the God Thoth discovered Hieroglyphics.
    • Hieroglyphics came from “Hiero” meaning sacred and “Glyphic” meaning inscriptions.
    • 3,400 BC was dated for the earliest known example of writing.
    • 396 AD was dated the latest inscription of writing.
  • 4.
    • Eye of Horus is represented as the falcon-headed god.
    • Was an important god in Egyptian Legend
    • Was a powerful symbol used to protect from evil.
    • Eye of Horus represents a human eye with the cheek markings of a falcon.
  • 5.
    • The Eye of Horus fraction system was based on the Eye of Horus symbol.
    • Fractions are created by combining sections of the Eye of Horus.
    • Each section has a different value.
  • 6.
    • Egyptians used paper (papyrus) to write on which was made of marsh plant called papyrus reed.
    • School boys used broken pieces of pottery because it was cheaper than papyrus.
    • Egyptians used pigment powder, made from a plant to make ink and paint when mixed with water.
    • This is a picture of three pen cases.
  • 7.
    • Egyptian numbering system was based of units of TEN
    • They did not use numbers they used pictures
    • The higher numbered values were always written in front of smaller numbers.
  • 8.
    • Ancient Egyptian writing uses more than 2,000 hieroglyphic.
    • Hieroglyphics could represent the sound of the object.
    • A modern type of hieroglyphic writings would be a rebus.
    • Rebus is a picture puzzle that can be solved by sounding it out.
  • 9.
    • Cartouche was a place to hold the name of a pharaoh.
    • In the fourth dynasty the two most important pharaoh names were put into the cartouche
    • They put their first name (nomen) and their throne name (prenomen) in to the cartouches.
    • Cartouche represents everything is encircled by then sun.
    • Was also a protective symbol to the king.
    • This is a picture of the cartouche of Tutankhamen.
  • 10.
    • Rosetta stone is an Ancient Egyptian Aritfact
    • Made up of three translations of single passages.
    • Written in two different Egyptian languages (hieroglyphic and domestic)
    • It was created in 196 BC
    • discovered by the French in 1799 at Rosetta.
    • This is a picture of the Rosetta Stone
  • 11.
    • Scribes are men that learn how to write hieroglyphics and hieratic.
    • Where the only people who know how to read and right hieroglyphics.
    • Hieroglyphics would usually appear on temples and in the tombs of pharaohs.
    • Scribes were the people who kept records of the government and wrote letters for the pharaohs.
    • This is a picture of scribes writing scrolls.
  • 12.
    • http://www.greatscott.com/hiero/
    • www.google.ca
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosetta_Stone
    • www.wikipedia.com

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