The ABC of Hieroglyphs: Ancient Egyptian Writing

Author: Malek, Jaromir
Publisher: Pathway Book Service, 1995
Reading Level: young adults

This is an easy primer for young adults with the most frequently used signs from statues, words and sentences and some grammar.

Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How to Read and Write Them

Author: Rossini, Stephane
Publisher: Dover Publications, 1989

With lots of illustrations of hieroglyphic signs, this book is an excellent introduction into the study of the language of the Ancient Egyptians.

Fascinating Hieroglyphics: Discovering, Decoding & Understanding the Ancient Art

Author: Jacq, Christian
Publisher: Sterling Publishing, 1998

From the best-selling author of the giant novels about the life and times of Ramesses II and several non-fiction books on the pharaonic culture now comes this fascinating introduction into the language of the Ancient Egyptians.

Hieroglyphs for Travelers

Author: Mudloff, Thomas F. e.a.
Publisher: R.E. Fellows Publishing, 1999

An easy guide to understanding the multitude of texts covering walls of temples and tombs in Egypt.

Hieroglyphs without Mystery: An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Writing

Author: Zauzich, Karl Th.
Publisher: University of Texas Press, 1992

Zauzich's book is a very readable introduction into the world of hieroglyphs. It starts from the very basics and will allow you to get the gist of a variety of inscriptions from actual artefacts: cartouches, items from Tutankhamun's tomb, etc.

How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs. A step-by-step guide to teach yourself

Authors: Collier, Mark  - Manley, Bill
Publisher: British Museum Press, 1997

Egyptologists Collier and Manley use attractive drawings of actual inscriptions displayed in the British Museum to teach a basic course in reading hieroglyphs. Includes practical exercises.

Understanding Hieroglyphs: A Complete Introductory Guide

Author: Wilson, Hilary
Publisher: Passport Books, 1995

The author teaches the basic signs and vocabulary that occur in most inscriptions, with lots of examples of authentic inscriptions. This book is not a grammar of the ancient language, but and interesting and easy-to-read introduction.

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