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Decoding Hieroglyphics | Secrets of the Dead

PBS

Wed Nov. 2 at 10PM on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Research is revealing the hieroglyphic texts from within the tomb of an Egyptian scribe.

A review of how ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics were first translated 200 years ago and a look at the archaeological work being done in Egypt right now to understand one of the empire’s most important scribes.

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