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Full text of "The Loom Of Language"

Hti   I —Till ROSLILA SiONL
Ihis inscription, which came to light dunng Napoleon's campaign m Egypt,
made it possible to dcuphet the ancient picture writing (top third) oi the
bgypuan priesthood The Gieek translation is at the bottom The middle
pan is the equivalent in a later ioim (dcmotiC) oi Egyptian writing The
demotic was an ideogtaphtc scupt oi which the symbols had lost their pictorial
character (>ee pages 58-61)