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Beginner’s Introduction To Egyptian Hieroglyphic

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About Course

A 10 lesson online self paced study course with email help and support. This method provides a progressive learning schedule at your own pace.  You will also have access to weekly live two hour interactive sessions with the teacher and fellow students.


The Beginner’s Introduction to Egyptian Hieroglyphic Course is an introductory study course to the Ancient Egyptian writing system indigenously known as Sesh Medew Netcher and the Ancient Egyptian language indigenously known as Ranykemet.  We aim to give a very straightforward introduction for anyone first encountering hieroglyphs.  The content of this course is complementary to the text book “A Beginner’s Introduction To Medew Netcher.”  You’re able to proceed through the course at your own pace.

Course Requirements:

  • Your interest and time
  • The textbook “A Beginner’s Introduction To Medew Netcher” which is included with enrollment.  Optionally, if you already own a copy of the textbook “A Beginner’s Introduction To Medew Netcher” you will receive a $30 discount at checkout for enrollment using coupon code: GOTBOOK


  • View all lesson information at anytime.  There are 10 online modules related to each consecutive chapter of the book.
  • Weekly live interactive sessions with a teacher and fellow students.

What’s covered:

  • History of the Egyptian Language and Writing
  • Language Family and Divisions
  • Types of Scripts
  • Direction of Reading and Writing
  • Pronunciation and Ordering
  • Sign Types and Transliteration
  • How to Look Up Words in Dictionaries
  • Sign Lists and Vocabulary
  • Grammar Basics
  • Breaking Up Words and Sentences
  • Numbers and Dates
  • Royal Names
  • Offering Formulas
  • Deciphering of Temple Wall Scenes
  • Review
  • Discussions On Taking Next Step – Intermediate Course


Upon completion of the lessons, there is a final Certification Exam along with an essay. The final exam is designed to test your knowledge and see to it that you have suitable proficiency with the lessons. The essay requires you to transliterate and translate one of the available pictures of primary Kemety inscriptions.

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About the instructor

20+ years experience in developments of pedagogical & andragogical systems of learning. 10+ years experience teaching Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic (Sesh Medew Netcher) and Ancient Egyptian Grammar (Ranykemet Grammar).

Course Curriculum

Course Instructions

  • Instructions


  • Course Orientation

Chp 1 History Of The Egyptian Language And Writing

  • Chapter 1 Review
  • Sebayt Wa

Chp 2 Aesthetics

  • Chapter 2 Review
  • Sebayt Senu

Chp 3 Functions Of Signs

  • Chapter 3 Review
  • Sebayt Khomt

Chp 4 The “Alphabet”

  • Chapter 4 Review
  • Sebayt Fedu

Chp 5 Sign Types

  • Chapter 5 Review
  • Sebayt Diu

Chp 6 How To Look Up Words

  • Chapter 6 Review
  • Sebayt Sisu

Chp 7 Grammar Basics

  • Chapter 7 Review
  • Sebayt Sefekh

Chp 8 Putting It All Together

  • Chapter 8 Review

Certification Exam and Essay

  • Certification Exam
  • Certification Final Exam

Student Ratings & Reviews

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6 months ago
great learning experience!!
6 months ago
I enjoyed taking this course and the best part is that you actually come out of it with the skills to start translating Sesh Medew Netcher (ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system) independently and correctly.
6 months ago
Great Course!

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