Essay on Dr Young's and M. Champollion's Phonetic System of Hieroglyphics

Geisteswissenschaften / Archäologie / Hieroglyphen


Salt, Henry
With some additional Discoveries, by which it may be applied to decipher the names of the ancient kings of Egypt and Ethiopia

Signatur: A009-B102-D001-A002
Buchart: Paperback
Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (Großbritannien)
Veröffentlichung: 2022
Auflage: Reprint
Sprache: Englisch
Seiten: 73
Format: gr. 8°
Größe (HxBXT): 23,0 x 15,3 cm x 0,6 cm
Essay on Dr Young's and M. Champollion's Phonetic System of Hieroglyphics
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Inhaltsverzeichnis:
1. To the right Hon. Charles Yorke; 2. An Essay; 3. Postcript

Kurzbeschreibung:
Modern Reproduction of the 1825 published work on the phonetic system of Hieroglyphes

Textpassagen (Auszüge):
"An Essay. The first idea of certain hieroglyphics beeing intended to represent sounds was suggested by Dr. Young, who, from the names of Ptolemy and Berenice, had pointed out nine, which have since proved to be correct; the former taken from the Rosetta inscription, and the latter deduced with singular ingenuity from the enchorial of the same monument. [...]"