Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

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Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

2016

Noted Egyptologist Bob Brier's Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs is the key to unlocking an ancient language. In 24 lectures, you'll cover the basics of reading and writing hieroglyphs, including vocabulary words,...

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In This Series

Why Egypt Needed Hieroglyphs
Episode 1
Why Egypt Needed Hieroglyphs
The Ancient Egyptian Alphabet
Episode 2
The Ancient Egyptian Alphabet
How a Language Becomes Lost
Episode 3
How a Language Becomes Lost
Napoleon in Egypt
Episode 4
Napoleon in Egypt
Early Attempts to Decipher the Rosetta Stone
Episode 5
Early Attempts to Decipher the Rosetta Stone
William Bankes and the Keys to Decipherment
Episode 6
William Bankes and the Keys to Decipherment
Jean-Fran├žois Champollion Cracks the Code
Episode 7
Jean-Fran├žois Champollion Cracks the Code
Suffix Pronouns and the Hieroglyphs of Ptah
Episode 8
Suffix Pronouns and the Hieroglyphs of Ptah
The Immortal Scribe
Episode 9
The Immortal Scribe
Hieroglyphs and the Bible
Episode 10
Hieroglyphs and the Bible
Dependent Pronouns and the Passive Voice
Episode 11
Dependent Pronouns and the Passive Voice
Past Tense and Adjectives
Episode 12
Past Tense and Adjectives
New Ideograms Related to the Gods
Episode 13
New Ideograms Related to the Gods
Names of the Pharaohs
Episode 14
Names of the Pharaohs
Ancient Egyptian Numbers
Episode 15
Ancient Egyptian Numbers
The Egyptian Calendar
Episode 16
The Egyptian Calendar
Names of the Gods
Episode 17
Names of the Gods
Negation in Ancient Egyptian Sentences
Episode 18
Negation in Ancient Egyptian Sentences
Reading Hieroglyphic Jewelry
Episode 19
Reading Hieroglyphic Jewelry
Palimpsests: When Scribes Make Mistakes
Episode 20
Palimpsests: When Scribes Make Mistakes
An Ancient Egyptian Prayer for the Dead
Episode 21
An Ancient Egyptian Prayer for the Dead
Translating the Tomb of Perneb
Episode 22
Translating the Tomb of Perneb
Translating Tutankhamen's Tomb
Episode 23
Translating Tutankhamen's Tomb
King Tut's Magic Mirror and Sarcophagus
Episode 24
King Tut's Magic Mirror and Sarcophagus