HDS 4121

The Language of Pharaohs: Introduction to Egyptian Hieroglyphs II

Peter Der Manuelian


Continues Middle Egyptian I from the fall semester. Students will complete the introductory grammar book lessons, and move on to read a selection of basic stories, historical and biographical inscriptions, in the original hieroglyphs. Visits to the Egyptian galleries of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in order to read some of the ancient hieroglyphic inscriptions on the original monuments, may also be included. Prerequisite: HDS 4120 (Egyptian Aa), Middle Egyptian I or consent of instructor.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 20 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Egyptian Ab

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0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Mon Wed 1:30pm-3pm
FAS Tozzer Library Room 102

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus None
MDiv Distribution Category/ies None
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) Basic language course