ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LINKS
Ancient Egyptian Glossary
The mysteries of ancient Egypt have confounded and fascinated other cultures for years. Along with their numerous societal and technological advances, the Egyptians created their own system of written communication. Hieroglyphics were used to represent various ideas and thoughts. These symbols have letter, word, or phrase meanings that are still of interest to people today.

Learning the Ancient Egyptian language
This is where we will get to learn and practice the ancient Egyptian language. .

Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing
The script was developed about four thousand years before Christ and there was also a decimal system of numeration up to a million.

Ancient Egypt for Kids
Ancient Egypt for Kids

Ancient Egyptian Alphabet
Ancient Egyptian Alphabet

Writing
The ancient Egyptians believed that it was important to record and communicate information about religion and government. Thus, they invented written scripts that could be used to record this information.

Ancient Egyptian Language Dictionary
It is well known that the ancient Egyptian writing has two systems: ideographic and phonetic system. This means that the Egyptian word could be written either ideographically.

Ancient Egyptian Writing
The first full sentence written in Egyptian hieroglyphs so far discovered dates from the Second Dynasty, circa 3200 BC. This ancient Egyptian writing system continued to be used under Persian rule and after Alexander's conquest of Egypt, during the ensuing Macedonian and Roman periods.

Dictionary of Ancient Egypt
You should find a Dictionary Listing of helpful words when studing Egyptology or the AEL website.

English to Egyptian Dictionary A-D
Pronunciation Guide

The Egyptian Language
Our knowledge of ancient Egyptian is the result of modern scholarship, for since the Renaissance, a symbolical and allegorical interpretation was favored, which proved to be wrong.

The Pronunciation of Ancient Egyptian
The issue of the pronunciation of the Ancient Egyptian language has recently become confused by popular presentations that ignore some of the essential and undoubted characteristics of Egyptian hieroglyphics, most importantly that Egyptian, just as today is usually the case with Arabic and Hebrew, did not write vowels -- except in late transcriptions of foreign (mainly Greek) words. For a time French (vowels) and German (no vowels) scholars hotly debated this, but the matter was settled more than a century ago. This is typically not explained to people who are told that their names can be written in such and such a way in hieroglyphics (cf. Nom en hieroglyphes), or who are simply told that the name of the Egyptian sun god is "Ra" -- the pronunciation we find in the recent entertaining but historically absurd movies Stargate (1994) and The Mummy (1999). Well, "ra" may be Tahitian for "sun," but it is not Ancient Egyptian.

Ancient Egyptian Language
Written records of the ancient Egyptian language have been dated from about 3200 BC. Egyptian is part of the Afro-Asiatic group of languages and is related to Berber and Semitic (languages such as Arabic, Amharic and Hebrew). The language survived until the 5th century AD in the form of Demotic and until the Middle Ages in the form of Coptic. Thus it had a lifespan of over four millennia. Egyptian is one of the oldest recorded languages known.

Ancient Egyptian language(s) and texts
Welcome to the AEL web site! The AEL discussion list came into existence on February 6th 1997 and provides a dedicated forum for the discussion of the ancient Egyptian language(s) and texts.

The Ancient Egypt Site
An important key into understanding the Ancient Egyptian civilisation is understanding its language. This section provides an introduction to what is considered the classical grammar, known as Middle Egyptian, completed with a list of the most important signs, an essay on the royal titulary and a translation of some Ancient Egyptian texts.

The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
Welcome to The University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology home page. Please select an option from the ones listed below: About the Institute Learn about the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology. Exhibit of Artifacts Move..

Permanent Collection - Ancient Egyptian Art
Ancient Egyptian Art: Introduction | From the Collection Ancient Egyptian Art: Introduction The first great civilization of Africa arose along the northern stretch of the River Nile, where it ...

Egyptology Resources
News, announcements, links and a bulletin board for laymen and professionals.

Rivendell's History Page
Ancient Egyptian History Introduction Egyptian Gods, Goddesses and Mythology About Hieroglyphics The Hieroglyphic Phonetic Alphabet Bibliography Ancient Egyptian History Introduction Life in ancient Egypt was ...

Welcome to the Ancient Egyptian Virtual Temple!
The Ancient Egyptian Virtual Temple has been for over five years, the internet's preimier

Pronunciation of Ancient Egyptian
Learn the pronunciation of Ancient Egyption (Hieroglyphics) from the Old to the New Kingdoms.


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