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  • The other view traces it to khem or khame, hieroglyph khmi, which denotes black earth as opposed to barren sand, and occurs in Plutarch as XvAda; on this derivation alchemy is explained as meaning the " Egyptian art."
  • The hieroglyph of some other early sun temples shows a disk on the pyramidion.
  • - Temple Chamber, with richly carved wall facing and hieroglyph groups beneath the plinth.
  • The hieroglyph of Leo, for instance, occurs among the symbols of the Mithraic worship."
  • Its elements in the hieroglyphic form are pictorial, but each hieroglyph had one or more well-defined functions, fixed by convention in such a manner that the Egyptian language was expressed in writing word by word.

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