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  Topic: Psamtik Ushabti on eBay
Medjay Archer

Replies: 0
Views: 1066

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:18 am   Subject: Psamtik Ushabti on eBay
Hi,

I have encountered an interesting Ancient Egyptian artefact on eBay recently and I was wondering: could it be an authentic one?
Probably not...

One aspect that caught my attention was the m ...
  Topic: Philae in Hieroglyphic writing.
Medjay Archer

Replies: 13
Views: 4470

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:44 pm   Subject: Retrospective
Retrospectively, now I can answer myself on that question one year ago.

There is not a unique orthographic spelling for topographies (or any word). Usually, there are one or two common ones, but, d ...
  Topic: The Royal Cemeteries of Kush + Kush Periodics
Medjay Archer

Replies: 0
Views: 1644

PostForum: Nubia   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 4:30 am   Subject: The Royal Cemeteries of Kush + Kush Periodics
The SFDAS recently published these damn 5 volumes of the "Royal Cemeteries of Kush".

To think I was scanning them like a retard while these were published. Hours that could have been rec ...
  Topic: Sled hieroglyph - explanation?
Medjay Archer

Replies: 2
Views: 1805

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 4:25 am   Subject: Sled hieroglyph - explanation?
That jackal-headed sled hieroglyph reminds me a lot of Wepwawet, the Opener of Path.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wepwawet
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Medjay Archer

Replies: 6
Views: 2375

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 4:13 am   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
A big thank for Michael Tilgner for his constant help in commentaries and providing literature.
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Medjay Archer

Replies: 6
Views: 2375

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 4:11 am   Subject: Shellâl Stela of Psamtik II - Follow-up
Shellâl Stela of Psamtik II - Victory Commemoration Stela over the Kushites

The previous thread that started it is linked http://i.imgur.com/tzxhqhB.jpg


Transliteration+Translation+Analysis
h ...
  Topic: Unknown determinative/hieroglyph
Medjay Archer

Replies: 10
Views: 2703

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 2:37 am   Subject: Unknown determinative/hieroglyph
Here are updates about the unknown hieroglyph/determinative (if being one)



Now i think it is a variant of N31 or an damaged N31!
The word is rsj (/ rsy, r-sy, rA-sj, rA-sy) a postpositive par ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Medjay Archer

Replies: 6
Views: 2375

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:38 am   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
I have some question and request of help for some obscure zones:

http://i.imgur.com/CdMKMXV.jpg

A) Is that good facsimile of the verb "endure, establish"? The paleographic facsimile of ...
  Topic: Unknown determinative/hieroglyph
Medjay Archer

Replies: 10
Views: 2703

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:56 am   Subject: Re: Update
... Late Egyptian is alien. Idea
Maybe of interest ...

Francois Neveu : The Language of Ramesses - Late Egyptian Grammar

Thanks for the suggestion and also for summoning Michael Tilgner on m ...
  Topic: A question about Hieroglyphics.
Medjay Archer

Replies: 2
Views: 1483

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:45 am   Subject: Re: A question about Hieroglyphics.
I am learning to read Hieroglyphics through Mark Collier and Bill Manley's book "How To Read Hieroglyphs: A Step By Step Guide To Teach Yourself". I have a a couple of questions:

#1. The ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Medjay Archer

Replies: 6
Views: 2375

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:20 pm   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
The Tanis stela was found by Pierre Montet in a favissa of the Amun Temple at Tanis. Perhaps, it was to consecrate the temple itself and the offering was the victory against the forces of chaos once a ...
  Topic: Unknown determinative/hieroglyph
Medjay Archer

Replies: 10
Views: 2703

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 7:33 am   Subject: Update
I am starting to doubt about the identity of the unknown hieroglyph:

http://i.imgur.com/3MZowdM.jpg

It was thought to be some kind of fish net. Ignoring the identity of the said determinative, I ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Medjay Archer

Replies: 6
Views: 2375

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:35 am   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Can anyone help me with the translation of the line before the last one? Very Happy
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Medjay Archer

Replies: 6
Views: 2375

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:34 am   Subject: Fragmentary Stela of Psamtik of Edfu
Edfu Fragmentary Block


A fragmentary block found on a kôm of Edfu where the name of one Psamtik is found. Despite its content is very vague, few hints help in understanding it narrates about an ...
  Topic: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
Medjay Archer

Replies: 6
Views: 2375

PostForum: Art and Literature   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:07 am   Subject: Ancient Egyptian Epigraphic Repertory
I create this very thread for the sake of:

Ask questions related to epigraphy
Post random epigraphic content (hieroglyphs, transliterations, translations, comments).
Requesting assistance... Razz ...
 
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