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Hieroglyphs translation

Dr. Daniel Jackson translating hieroglyphs.

Hieroglyphs refers to the characters made by graphical figures, be it animals, objects, or concepts that concern the religions' gods.

History[]

Dr. Daniel Jackson corrected the previous translation of hieroglyphs regarding the Stargate coverstone. (Stargate) He also spent some time on the planet Abydos translating a Cartouche containing hieroglyphs. (SG1: "Children of the Gods")

The Goa'uld often used hieroglyphs on board their vessels to adorn the walls, some of which serve a function (e.g. door control).(SG1: "Within the Serpent's Grasp")

Trivia[]

  • Etymologically, the original term means "holy symbol/sign" in Ancient Greek.

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