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HIEroGlYPHICs sCraMblEr

see if you can become a hieroglyph master!

Hieroglyphics was a formal writing system used by the ancient Egyptians that contained a combination of logographic and alphabetic elements. See the breakdown of the Egyptian hieroglyphic alphabet at the left. Take five minutes to memorize the alphabet, then take a sheet of paper and cover it up. Then, try to decode the exercises below, using your newfound hieroglyphic knowledge!

1. Ancient Egyptians often used to sweeten their food.

TranslaTIon: ____________________________

2. The

Stone was an

artifact that was essential to the development of hieroglyphic writing.

TranslaTIon: ____________________________

3. A

is a figurine often placed in

the tombs of Ancient Egyptians to act as a servant for the deceased.

TranslaTIon: ____________________________

4. The Book of the

was a guide to

the deceased’s journey in the afterlife in Ancient Egypt.

TranslaTIon: ____________________________

5. The famous river that runs through Egypt is known as the (this is an easy one). TranslaTIon: ____________________________

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