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Hieroglyphs
Introduction Alphabet Spell Your Name Kamose Stela Egyptian Words Egyptian Quiz
  Spell Your Name Use these signs to write your name in hieroglyphs. You can either use one sign for each letter of your name, or you can think about the sounds that make up your name and write it as it sounds. Then an ancient Egyptian would know how to say your name!

 
Type your name and click submit to get a translation
 


 


Here are some examples:

JOHN can be written with one sign for each letter - J-O-H-N



Or you can write it as it sounds when we say it - J-O-N




CHARLOTTE can be written with one sign for each letter
- C-H-A-R-L-O-T-T-E



Or you can write it as it sounds - SH-A-R-L-O-T



Next:
Now you can write your own name, it's time to see an example of real hieroglyphs dating back 3,500 years.


Next: Kamose Stela


 
 
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