“This is probably my favourite book of the bunch. It may also be the most controversial. The Pyramid Texts are hieroglyphic inscriptions that appear on the walls of a small, Old Kingdom tomb erected around 2000 BCE in Saqqara. The script is Middle Egyptian, but the story that it tells may actually be much older. According to Bring Morrow, the Pyramid Texts are altogether the oldest surviving body of writing on religious philosophy in the world. The tomb itself was opened in 1880. The text was ignored for quite a while, and then people started to translate it.” Read more...
The best books on Hieroglyphics
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