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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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The ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic script is beautiful and intriguing. This course will help you begin to learn how to read hieroglyphs, or give you the opportunity to practice or widen your skills. You will learn about the language behind the script and will very quickly begin to read real objects from museums and ancient sites.

The course is in workshop format with students working through material chosen to suit their level of experience. The tutor is on hand to give personal instruction, advice, and encouragement, as well as to facilitate group discussion on topics related to language and learning strategies. With students of different experience levels present, new learners will be able to see how more complicated texts are tackled. 


Course dates

08 Jul 2016 to 10 Jul 2016

Course duration

1 weekend(s)

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ

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