12 Egyptian Hieroglyphs of People and Their Body Parts

In the second of a series of three articles, you will learn about some of the most common and unusual Egyptian hieroglyphs showing human beings and parts of their body.

Jan 14, 2020By Nicole B. Hansen
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By Nicole B. HansenNicole B. Hansen received her PhD and MA in Egyptology from the University of Chicago and her BA in Egyptology from UC Berkeley. She worked for the Giza Plateau Mapping Project at the Giza Pyramids and for the Theban Mapping Project’s Cairo office. She taught courses on Egyptian art, language and culture at the University of Chicago, the American University in Cairo and Amideast. She has a special interest in the continuity of ancient Egyptian culture until the present day, animals, medicine, magic and culinary history and lives in a village in Luxor a short distance from the archaeological sites.