Egypt Painted And Described (1904)

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Egyptian hieroglyphs included phonograms, placed at the beginning of words, to represent sounds and ideograms to represent objects or ideas. The roof was used for preparing and cooking meals that were then brought in by the servants. One of the best-known examples of Egyptian literature is a collection of spells dating to the New Kingdom period and labelled the "Book of the Dead": its object is to enable people to pass successfully from this life into the next.

Pages: 412

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (June 2, 2008)

ISBN: 1436661331

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