Egyptology Glossary: Ancient Egypt and Egyptology has a bewildering array of confusing names and terminology, this Egyptology Glossary will hopefully go some way to describe many of the most common words and phrases.
Egyptology Glossary
Egyptology Glossary

Egyptology Glossary

Ancient Egypt and Egyptology has a bewildering array of confusing names and terminology, this Egyptology Glossary will hopefully go some way to describe many of the most common words and phrases.

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Electrum
Electrum

Another precious metal used by ancient Egyptians was electrum, which is an alloy of gold and silver that occurs naturally. It is found in the Eastern Desert and from the land of Punt, which is somewhere on the Red Sea coast area. (Sudan or Somalia).

Added: 30/05/2009

Em
Em

Em - can be almost any preposition.

Added: 30/05/2009

Em hotep
Em hotep

Em hotep - in peace

Added: 30/05/2009

Em Ma''at
Em Ma''at

Em Ma'at - In truth or balance

Added: 30/05/2009

Emmer
Emmer

Emmer is a primitive form of wheat, which the Old Kingdom Egyptians used almost universally.

Added: 30/05/2009

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