Egyptian Hieroglyphs on Achaemenid Period Cylinder Seals

@article{Giovino2006EgyptianHO,
  title={Egyptian Hieroglyphs on Achaemenid Period Cylinder Seals},
  author={Mariana D. Giovino},
  journal={Iran},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={105 - 114}
}
  • Mariana D. Giovino
  • Published 2006
  • Art
  • Iran
  • This article examines four Achaemenid period cylinder seals which incorporate Egyptian hieroglyphic writing. On one of the seals the hieroglyphs have not been recognised as such; on two others, the hieroglyphs have not previously been translated or discussed. Three of the seals are Achaemenids in style; the fourth is Babylonian in style, but, the author argues, probably Achaemenid in date. Despite the fact that two of the seals bear the names of pharaohs, all the seals were probably owned by… CONTINUE READING

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