Sentence Examples


  • There are rows of hieroglyphics on the sides and over the central design.
  • Through the influence of Cardinal Barberini he next (1635) settled in Rome, where for eight years he taught mathematics in the Collegio Romano, but ultimately resigned this appointment to study hieroglyphics and other archaeological subjects.
  • Champollion's first decipherment of hieroglyphics dates from 1821.
  • (9th ed.) on Egypt, Hieroglyphics and Numismatics, and considerable portions have been retained in the present edition, even though later research has been active in his sphere of work; he also wrote for Smith's Dictionary of the Bible, and published several volumes dealing with his special subjects.
  • The name of the oasis appears in hieroglyphics as and that of its capital as Hebi (the plough).