Viper, Viper, Leaf, Nobleman - Circa - NCMA - North Carolina Museum of Art
Fefi

Fefi was the overseer of the pyramid complex of King Pepy I at Saqqara; he was also a lector priest, nobleman, and scribe. With plenty of free time in his afterlife, Fefi blogs about hieroglyphs in the NCMA’s Egyptian collection.

Comments (2)

  1. Diane - Reply

    June 24, 2015

    Great to hear from you again Fefi! Love your blogs posts!
  2. Caroline Rocheleau - Reply

    June 24, 2015

    Nicely done, Fefi! I'd like to point out that hieroglyphs can be read from left to right (like English), but also right to left (like Hebrew and Arabic) and vertically as well, from top to bottom like Chinese and Japanese! (Aren’t hieroglyphs fun?!) The animal glyphs face in the direction where you’re to start reading.
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