News — Hieroglyphs

Honor Your Mother With An Egyptian Necklace

Posted by Discoveries Inc. on

Honor your Mom with a necklace that features the word Mom translated into ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. These pendants are handmade, in the ancient bazaar of Khan el Khalili in Cairo, Egypt. We also offer a Mother cartouche pendant with a female symbol on the bottom. These necklaces are in stock and ready to ship. We offer multiple gift wrapping options that make this the perfect gift!

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Give the Gift of Peace with an Egyptian Cartouche

Posted by Steve Collins on

We have a premade cartouche that contains the Egyptian hieroglyphs for the word "peace." Whether you view peace as a feeling of calm or a sense of freedom, our peace pendant is a great symbol for yourself or someone you care about.    Egyptian BackgroundHotep is an Egyptian word that roughly translates as “to be satisfied, at peace.” In ancient Egypt, the pharaohs would wear an amulet-style cartouche to help ward off evil spirits and attract good luck. Wearing our peace cartouche would be the perfect accessory to bring good luck and peace to your life.  We are proud to say that all of our Egyptian jewelry is...

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Egyptian Educational: Color Your Own Hieroglyphic Alphabet

Posted by Steve Collins on

At Discoveries Egyptian Imports we have created several coloring book pages, educational booklets and fun activity sheets. We have made it easy to discover new facts about ancient Egypt and to teach children Egyptology in an interesting way. The hieroglyphic language contains more than two thousand symbols, some representing words, others representing full ideas, and others representing sounds (phonetic). Depending on how the symbols are used, the same symbol might represent an idea in one hieroglyphic sentence or a sound in a different sentence! For the alphabet, there are multiple symbols that represent the same sounds. We have adopted a generally accepted alphabet/symbol translation...

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