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warfare, hunting and butchery

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 items associated with warfare, hunting and butchery.

T1; disk mace
Phon; mn, mnw (rare)
T2; diagonal pear-shaped mace
Det; to strike dead
T3; pear-shaped mace
Phon; HD Log; mace, white
T4; pear-shaped mace with a ribbon
Phon; HD Log; mace
T5; a mace and a snake
Phon; HD
T6; a mace and two snakes
Phon; HDD
T7; an axe
Det; axe, to carve wood Abbr; carpenter
T7a; an axe
Det; axe
T8; a dagger
Phon; tp
T8a; a dagger
Det; dagger
T9; bow
Phon; pD, pd Det and Log; bow
T9a; bow
Phon; pD, pd Det and Log; bow
T10; composite bow
Det; Bogen
T10a; bow
Det; Nubia, a mineral
T11; arrow
Phon; sSr sHr swn, sjn Det; arrow
T12; bow string
Phon rwD, rwd Det; to hold back metal
T13; quiver
Phon; rs Abbr; to be alert
T14; throwstick
Det; throwstick, foreign people, Nubians Abbr; Libya, Nubians
T15; throwstick
Det; throwstick, foreign people, Nubians Abbr; Libya, Nubians
T16; Kopesch sword
Det; Kopesch sword
T17; chariot
Det and Log; chariot
T18; a crook with a bundle tied to it
Phon; Sms
T19; harpoon dart
Phon; qs, qrs Det; bone, shaft, tube
T20; harpoon point
Phon; qs, qrs Det; bone, shaft, tube
T21; harpoon
Det and Log; one
T22; arrowhead
Phon; sn Det and Log; two
T23; arrowhead
Phon; sn Det and Log; two
T24; fishing net
Phon aH Det; to catch something in a net
T25; fishing float
Phon; DbA Log; float
T26; bird trap
Det and Log; bird trap
T27; bird trap
Det and Log; bird trap
T28; block
Phon; hr Abbr; under
T29; knife block
Det; slaughterhouse
T30; knife
Det; knife, to cut, to cut off, to sharpen, sharp Abbr; knife
T31; whetstone
Phon sSm
T32; whetstone
Phon sSm
T33; whetstone
Phon sSm
T34; butcher's knife
Phon; anh Phon; nm Det and Log; knife
T35; butcher's knife
Phon; anh Phon; nm Det and Log; knife


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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