15 May 2006

Champollion and the Decipherment

Links to see:

Hieroglyphics and Their Decipherment
http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/Hieroglyphics.htm
(hieroglyhics is actually a wrong name for the egyptian signs - that is an adjective (as in "hieroglyphic text") -the signs are called hieroglyphs

The Decipherment of Hieroglyphs
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/decipherment_01.shtml

Books and articles
http://www.isidore-of-seville.com/hieroglyphs/2.html

The Decipherment of Egyptian Hieroglyphic Text
http://www2.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/hieroglyphics.htm

Hieroglyph Story
http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2884/?letter=H&spage=3



Jean Francois
Champollion -
Biography



Giants of Egyptology - Jean Francois Champollion
http://www.egyptology.com/kmt/winter95_96/giants.html

The Father of Egyptology
http://touregypt.net/featurestories/champollion.htm

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