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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 vessels.

W1; sealed oil container
Phon; bAs Det; salve, oil, fat, devour, container
W2; open oil container
Phon; bAs Det; container
W3; alabaster basin
Phon; Hb (rare) Det; alabaster, feast Abbr; 'Hbt' in Hrj-Hbt (lector priest)
W4; alabaster basin and a tent
Det and Log; feast
W5; alabaster basin and a block
Abbr; lector priest
W6; kettle
Det; kettle
W7; granite pot
Phon; mAT, Ab Det; red granite, Elephantine
W8; granite pot
Phon; mAT, Ab Det; red granite, Elephantine
W9; jug
Phon; hnm Det; oil from Nekhem
W10; bowl
Phon; jab, ab, wsh, Hnt (rare) Det; cup
W10a; bowl
Phon; bA (rare)
W10b; bowl
Phon; bA (rare)
W11; stand
Phon; g Det and Log; seat
W12; stand
Phon; g Det and Log; seat
W13; desheret pot
Det and Log; "desheret" pot
W14; water jug
Phon; Hs Det and Log; Heset vase, Senbet vase
W15; water jug pouring water
Det and Log; water dispenser, cleanse, to be cool, libation
W16; water jug and a pot
Det and Log; to be cool, libation
W17; three vases on a supporting rack
Phon; hnt Log; vases in a rack, first
W18; four vases on a supporting rack
Phon; hnt Log; vases in a rack, first
W19; milk jug and carrying net
Phon; mj, mr Abbr; like
W20; milk jug
Det; milk, milk jug
W21; wine jugs
Det; wine, wine jug
W22; beer jug
Det and Log; beer, beer jug, tribute, sacrifice Abbr; attendant
W23; pot with handles
Det; container Abbr; attendant
W24; round pot
Phon; nw, jn Det; Nekhbet
W25; round pot with legs
Abbr; fetch


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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