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; smAS32; fringed cloth
S32
Phon; sjA Det; fringed cloth S33; sandal
S33
Det and Log; sandalS34; 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; luckS41; 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 ProfessionsV: 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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