Hieroglyphics

Hieroglyphics

Hieroglyphics on an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus. My understanding is that this is a phonetic hieroglyph of an owl which represented the letter "m" (since the Egyptian word for owl started with an "m" sound). If anyone is an expert please let me know if I am correct!

Metadata

  • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • Focal length: 44 mm
  • Aperture: f/4
  • Shutter: 1/30 sec
  • ISO: 800
  • Date taken: 2008-10-08 11:08:46
  • Date posted: 2008-11-21 00:00:55
  • Categories: [Black and White]  [England]  [Manmade]  
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