At the mines of Sighait is an hieroglyphic inscription recording the visit of a royal scribe and a mine inspector.
Specimens of their hieroglyphic writings have been given in the preceding chapter.
But the Incas had no hieroglyphic or pictorial system of recording events.
It has, apparently, but one hieroglyphic, or symbolic figure.
The bulk of its waters keeps to the east, and constitutes the true Nile, the "Great River" of the hieroglyphic inscriptions.
He adds that there is another like hieroglyphic, which, as it is not very important, he will pass over.
I was brought up to a farm life: it is surely no hieroglyphic to me.
Its hieroglyphic name is Ankh, and its signification is “to live.”
hieroglyphic writing, which long preceded alphabetical writing, is itself a comparatively recent art.
The hieroglyphic of this king is, in fact, an arrow striking heaven.