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Egyptian Hieroglyphs: Arts and Trades: Throw Stick, Sail, Bowstring, Mast, Baker's Tool, Door Bolt, Pick, Adze-On-Block, Hand Drill, Harpoon

Egyptian Hieroglyphs: Arts and Trades: Throw Stick, Sail, Bowstring, Mast, Baker's Tool, Door Bolt, Pick, Adze-On-Block, Hand Drill, Harpoon

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Chapters: Throw Stick, Sail, Bowstring, Mast, Baker's Tool, Door Bolt, Pick, Adze-On-Block, Hand Drill, Harpoon. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 39. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Throw stick hieroglyph of Ancient Egypt is an old hieroglyph that dates from the Predynastic Period; it is from the assemblage of hieroglyphs used on the ornamental, or ceremonial cosmetic palettes. It is used on the palettes both as a throwing-stick weapon in the animal hunt being portrayed-(the Hunters Palette), as well as on certain palettes, as a determinative referring to a "foreigner", or "foreign territory". Ancient Libya, just northwestwards from Lower Egypt, and the Libyans were thought to be the first land portrayed, as well as the savannah-desert land hunters. The original predynastic throwing-stick was a launched club as seen on archaeological palettes, (; ); a predynastic stick from Gebelein-(Aphroditopolis), 35 inches (9 dm) long, and 11 ounces, is at the Turin Museum. From the earliest Predynastic Ancient Egypt upon the cosmetic palettes, the throwing stick was used to refer to foreigners, or to foreign territory. This use persisted for three millennia till the end of Ancient Egypt and the use of hieroglyphs. In the Ancient Egyptian language however, the main use of the throwing stick is a determinative, first for foreign territory, but also for actions involved with 'defeating', submission, or the unfortunate. The various words have many spellings, but fall under words meaning: "throw stick", "throw", and "to create". For the composite bird hieroglyph, "to alight", "flutter", "hover"; also "create"-(genetic lineage in the Rosetta Stone). Three uses of the "composite bird-hieroglyph" occur in the Rosetta Stone; in line R-5-(twice) it refers to the ancestry of Pharaoh Ptolemy V Epip...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=17605190