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Crowns, clothing and staves

The hieroglyphs of ancient Egypt are often listed in groups of associated glyphs. The following hieroglyphs have been grouped according to the system established by Sir Alan Gardiner and are all depictions of crowns, clothes or staves.

S1; white crown
Det and Log; the white crown of upper Egypt
S2; the white crown on a basket
Det and Log; the white crown of upper Egypt
S3; the red crown
Phon; n Det and Log; the red crown of lower Egypt
S4; the red crown on a basket
Phon; n (rare) Det and Log; the red crown of lower Egypt
S5; the Pshent crown
Det and Log; double crown of upper and lower Egypt, Pshent crown
S6; the Pshent crown on a basket
Det and Log; Pshent crown, great crown
S7; the blue crown
Det and Log; the blue crown
S8; Atef crown
Det and Log; Atef crown
S9; double feathered crown
Det and Log; double feathered crown
S10; a flag with a block and a slope
Abbr; carpenter
S11; collar
Phon; wsh Det and Log; collar
S12; collar
Det and Log; gold, white gold, silver, precious metal
S13; a collar and a leg
Abbr; to gild
S14; a collar and a mace
Abbr; silver
S15; pectoral
Det and Log; faience
S16; pectoral
Det and Log; faience
S17; pectoral
Det and Log; faience
S17a; a pearl belt
Phon; Ssm Det; Sesemtet
S18; pearl necklace
Det and Log; Menat necklace
S19; a seal on a chain
Log; keeper of the seal
S20; seal
Det and Log; seal, signet ring
S21; ring
Det; ring
S22; shoulder knot
Phon; hm Log; Phon; sT, st Det and Log; starboard
S23; knotted fabric
Det and Log; bandage
S24; knotted belt
Phon; Ts Det; knot
S25; apron
Det; apron
S26; apron
Det; apron
S27; fringed cloth
Det and Log; clothing
S28; fringed cloth
Det; clothing
S29; a bolt of cloth
Phon; s Abbr; health
S30; a bolt of cloth with a snake
Phon; sf
S31; a bolt of cloth with a sickle
Phon; smA
S32; fringed cloth
Phon; sjA Det; fringed cloth
S33; sandal
Det and Log; sandal
S34; sandal strap
Phon; anhLog; sandal strap Abbr; life
S35; parasol
Log and Det; shade, military standard
S36; parasol
Log and Det; shade, the god Hepui, military standard
S37; fan
Log and Det; fan
S38; shepherds crook
Phon HqA Log and Det; Heqat sceptre, ruler
S39; shepherds crook
Phon; awt
S40; Was sceptre
Phon; wAs, Dam Log and Det; was sceptre Abbr; luck
S41; Was sceptre
Phon; Dam
S42; Oba sceptre
Phon abA, shm Log and Det; Oba sceptre, to control
S43; walking stick
Phon; md(w) Log; walking stick
S44; Ames scepter
Log and Det; Ames sceptre
S45; flail
Log and Det; flail


Abb; the sign is an abbreviation of a word,
Det; the sign acts as a determinative (it has no phonetic value, but provids further information about the full word),
Log; the sign is a logogram (it represents an entire word or idea),
Phon; the sign has a phonetic value, and
Phon Det; the sign is a phonetic determinant (it acts as a determinative but also has a phonetic value).


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