Catalogue of hieroglyphs; man; woman; anthropomorphic deities; parts of the human body; mammals; parts of mammals; birds; parts of birds; amphibians and reptiles; fishes and parts of fishes; invertebrates; trees and plants; sky, earth and water; buildings and parts of buildings; ships and parts of ships; domestic and funerary furniture; temple furniture and sacred emblems; crowns, dress, staves; warfare, hunting, butchery; agriculture and crafts; rope, fiber; baskets; vessels of stone and earthenware; loaves and cakes; writings, games, music; gardiner's sign list; locations of illustrated objects.
An all-in-one volume providing an encyclopaedia of the major symbols, a visual compendium of artistic motifs and a sourcebook of Egyptian religious beliefs
Richard H. Wilkinson is an archaeologist in the field of Egyptology. He is Regents Professor Emeritus at the University of Arizona and founding director of the University of Arizona Egyptian Expedition.
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