Hieroglyphist


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Hi`er`og´ly`phist


n.1.One versed in hieroglyphics.
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Consisting of six cards showing writing in different exotic and ancient locales (including Assyria, Greece, China and a remarkable scene of Egyptian hieroglyphists busily at work decorating a sarcophagus), the Indian tableau shows two "Hindu sages copying the Vedas" (figure 3).