By: Wilkinson, Richard H.
London, England, Thames and Hudson: 1992
Seller ID: A34597
Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is one tiny nick / tear to the front spine joint of the dust jacket. "Use of hieroglyphic writing arises from proto-literate symbol systems in the Early Bronze Age, around the 32nd century BC (Naqada III) , with the first decipherable sentence written in the Egyptian language dating to the Second Dynasty (28th century BC). Egyptian hieroglyphs developed into a mature writing system used for monumental inscrip... View More...