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  • n. Inscribed with hieroglyphs.


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From hieroglyph +‎ -ed.


  • If Egyptologists are right in ascribing the royal title hieroglyphed on the inner door of this pyramid to Ouenephes, the fourth king of the First Dynasty, then it is the most ancient building in the world.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • Carved into my veins, hieroglyphed upon my skeleton are ancient codes.


  • Rusticus will point out to you "the auld-fashioned standin 'stane" -- on which he tells you that there are plain to be seen a cocked hat, a pair of spectacles, a comb, a looking-glass, a sow with a long snout, and a man driving a gig, -- Mr Urban will describe to you "a hieroglyphed monolith" in the terms following: --

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • The record (not the prophecy) of the inner life, though it is hieroglyphed on the whole face too, is a scant one; not because there is but little to record, but because only results are chronicled.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy.

  • The floor was tiled in curious blocks, strangely hieroglyphed, as if they had been taken from old tombs.

    Romance Island

  • The black boulders close against the shore, some of which are superbly hieroglyphed, glisten in the sun like polished jet. 1 The beach is crowded with bales of goods; with camels laden and unladen; with turbaned figures coming and going; with damaged cargo-boats lying up high and dry, and half heeled over in the sun.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • Their shafts are covered with figures of gods, and emblems, and lines of hieroglyphed inscription, all cut in low relief.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • Having gone on thus for a distance of nearly two hundred yards, we came to a chamber containing the first hieroglyphed sarcophagus we had yet seen

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • There are hieroglyphed tablets and sculptured grottoes to be seen in the most ancient part of the quarries, if one were inclined to stop for them at this early stage of the journey; and Champollion tells of two magnificent outlines done in red ink upon the living rock by some master-hand of

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • Champollion, however, following the sense of the hieroglyphed legends, in which it is styled

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile


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