Intro to Hieroglyphs | 8–12

Learn the basics of the Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system, then take your skills to the Oriental Institute galleries and translate real artifacts!

Learn the basics of the Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system, then take your skills to the galleries and translate real artifacts! By the end of this workshop, you will understand some of the principles of reading Egyptian hieroglyphs as well as be able to recognize key hieroglyphs and phrases that show up on the Egyptian artifacts in many museums. Fun patches available onsite.


For more information about the Oriental Institute and OI programs, visit the OI Program & Events page.
 

This event is hosted by a campus partner. If you have any questions regarding registration or logistics of the event, e.g., where to meet, special assistance requests, parking, please contact the Event Contact listed.


       

 

Event Information

Cost: General $14, members $10 (1 child + 1 adult); $7/$5 each additional registrant.

Registration required. Adults must register and attend with child.
Event limited spaces and tickets are nonrefundable.

When:

10:30AM - 12:30PM Thu 1 Aug 2019 ( Timezone: Central )

Where:

Oriental Institute
1155 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

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Event Contact
Calgary Haines-Trautman, AB'17
calgary@uchicago.edu