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hieroglyph

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a pictoral character used in hieroglyphics
  • A tomb inscribed with hieroglyphs.

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The first known use of hieroglyph was in 1598

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“Hieroglyph.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hieroglyph. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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