The Webscribe Hieroglyph Designer mingles a little history and whimsy. No one living knows exactly how the Egyptian language was pronounced. But we can spell our names the way the Egyptians did for the foreigner Cleopatra using approximate sounds symbolized by their hieroglyphs.
To design a name or a word in hieroglyphs, match the English sound to the Egyptian hieroglyph on the following pages. Grab your mouse, it's one of the modern scribe's writing tools. You simply drag the glyphs to a pleasing arrangement from any of four design styles:
Now you can use the same hieroglyphs in the Gardiner sign list.
Check out design, printing and spelling instructions as you design your hieroglyphs.
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