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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Thu Feb 11, 1999  12:11 am
Subject:  Re: Egyptian Sign Language


On Wed, 10 Feb 1999, Angus wrote:
> I sat in on a few classes in Middle Egyptian when I was an
>undergrad, and didn't notice any references to deafness. You realize that
>Egyptian hieroglyphics were an alphabetic system, similar to Roman, and
>not very different from the real SignWriting.
>
> -Angus B. Grieve-Smith
> Linguistics Department
> The University of New Mexico
>
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Hi Angus -
Perhaps you could explain what you mean further....I don't know very much
about Egyptian hieroglyphics.

I had heard that it incorporates some notation for sounds, is that true?


Valerie ':-)

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