S; Crowns, clothing and staves

The hieroglyphs of ancient Egypt are often listed in groups of associated glyphs. The following hieroglyphs have been grouped according to the system established by Sir Alan Gardiner and are all depictions of crowns, clothes or staves.


S1; white crown
S1
Det and Log; the white crown of upper Egypt
S2; the white crown on a basket
S2
Det and Log; the white crown of upper Egypt
S3; the red crown
S3
Phon; n Det and Log; the red crown of lower Egypt
S4; the red crown on a basket
R4
Phon; n (rare) Det and Log; the red crown of lower Egypt
S5; the Pshent crown
S5
Det and Log; double crown of upper and lower Egypt, Pshent crown
S6; the Pshent crown on a basket
S6
Det and Log; Pshent crown, great crown
S7; the blue crown
S7
Det and Log; the blue crown
S8; Atef crown
S8
Det and Log; Atef crown
S9; double feathered crown
S9
Det and Log; double feathered crown
S10; a flag with a block and a slope
S10
Abbr; carpenter
S11; collar
S11
Phon; wsh Det and Log; collar
S12; collar
S12
Det and Log; gold, white gold, silver, precious metal
S13; a collar and a leg
S13
Abbr; to gild
S14; a collar and a mace
S14
Abbr; silver
S15; pectoral
S15
Det and Log; faience
S16; pectoral
S16
Det and Log; faience
S17; pectoral
S17
Det and Log; faience
S17a; a pearl belt
S17a
Phon; Ssm Det; Sesemtet
S18; pearl necklace
S18
Det and Log; Menat necklace
S19; a seal on a chain
S19
Log; keeper of the seal
S20; seal
S20
Det and Log; seal, signet ring
S21; ring
S21
Det; ring
S22; shoulder knot
S22
Phon; hm Log; Phon; sT, st Det and Log; starboard
S23; knotted fabric
S23
Det and Log; bandage
S24; knotted belt
S24
Phon; Ts Det; knot
S25; apron
S25
Det; apron
S26; apron
S26
Det; apron
S27; fringed cloth
S27
Det and Log; clothing
S28; fringed cloth
S28
Det; clothing
S29; a bolt of cloth
S29
Phon; s Abbr; health
S30; a bolt of cloth with a snake
S30
Phon; sf
S31; a bolt of cloth with a sickle
S31
Phon; smA
S32; fringed cloth
S32
Phon; sjA Det; fringed cloth
S33; sandal
S33
Det and Log; sandal
S34; sandal strap
S34
Phon; anhLog; sandal strap Abbr; life
S35; parasol
S35
Log and Det; shade, military standard
S36; parasol
S36
Log and Det; shade, the god Hepui, military standard
S37; fan
S37
Log and Det; fan
S38; shepherds crook
S38
Phon HqA Log and Det; Heqat sceptre, ruler
S39; shepherds crook
S39
Phon; awt
S40; Was sceptre
S40
Phon; wAs, Dam Log and Det; was sceptre Abbr; luck
S41; Was sceptre
S41
Phon; Dam
S42; Oba sceptre
S42
Phon abA, shm Log and Det; Oba sceptre, to control
S43; walking stick
S43
Phon; md(w) Log; walking stick
S44; Ames scepter
S44
Log and Det; Ames sceptre
S45; flail
S45
Log and Det; flail

Codes

Abb; the sign is an abbreviation of a word,
Det; the sign acts as a determinative (it has no phonetic value, but provids further information about the full word),
Log; the sign is a logogram (it represents an entire word or idea),
Phon; the sign has a phonetic value, and
Phon Det; the sign is a phonetic determinant (it acts as a determinative but also has a phonetic value).


A: Man and his occupations
B: Woman and her occupations
C: Anthropomorphic Deities
D: Parts of the body
E: Mammals
F: Parts of Mammals
G: Birds, 1
H: Parts of Birds
I: Amphibious Animals, Reptiles, etc.
K: Fishes and Parts of Fishes
L: Invertebrata and Lesser Animals
M: Trees and Plants
N: Sky, Earth, Water
O: Buildings and Parts of Buildings
P: Ships and Parts of Ships
Q: Domestic and Funerary Furniture
R: Temple Furniture and Sacret Emblems
S: Crowns, Dress, Staves, etc
T: Warfare, Hunting, Butchery
U: Agriculture, Crafts and Professions V: Rope, Fibre, Baskets, Bags, etc.
W: Vessels of Stone and Earthenware
X: Loaves and Cakes
Y: Writing, Games, Music
Z: Strokes, Geometrical Figures, etc.
Aa: Unclassified

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