Hieroglyph Detective

How to Decode the Sacred Language of the Ancient Egyptians

Nigel Strudwick

Egyptian hieroglyphs have long fascinated people the world over, though traditionally only specially trained scholars have been able to unlock their e

English edition
160 pp.
14X17cm
ISBN 9781844838851
For sale only in the Middle East

$14.95

Egyptian hieroglyphs have long fascinated people the world over, though traditionally only specially trained scholars have been able to unlock their esoteric secrets. In Hieroglyph Detective, renowned Egyptologist Nigel Strudwick offers a historical background for the symbols as he takes the reader on a visual tour of museums around the world and provides step-by-step instructions on how to decipher inscriptions from ancient Egyptian tombs and temples. This hands-on field guide contains everything one needs to uncover age-old mysteries like a true detective.

Nigel Strudwick

NIGEL STRUDWICK is an assistant keeper of Egyptian antiquities in the British Museum. He and his wife Helen have worked in the Theban Necropolis since 1984 and have written a number of books, including Thebes in Egypt. His most recent book is Texts from the Pyramid Age.
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