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Hieroglyphics

Scope note

Ancient Egyptian writing, and certain other scripts, such as Mayan, composed of characters that are for the most part pictographic.

This term has 26 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300028721

Broader Terms used

<scripts by form>

Narrower Terms used

hieratic
demotic

Created

12yrs ago

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