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Title: Middle Egyptian
Written By: James F Allen
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521653126
Description:

This is an introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the
language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six lessons, exercises
(with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a dictionary, as well as
twenty-five essays on the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian
history, society, religion and literature. It also offers scholars of
linguistics a complete grammatical description of the classical language of
ancient Egypt.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Documentation
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): Egyptian
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