T; warfare, hunting and butchery

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 items associated with warfare, hunting and butchery.


T1; disk mace
T1
Phon; mn, mnw (rare)T2; diagonal pear-shaped mace
T2
Det; to strike dead T3; pear-shaped mace
T3
Phon; HD Log; mace, white T4; pear-shaped mace with a ribbon
T4
Phon; HD Log; mace T5; a mace and a snake
T5
Phon; HD T6; a mace and two snakes
T6
Phon; HDDT7; an axe
T7
Det; axe, to carve wood Abbr; carpenterT7a; an axe
T7a
Det; axeT8; a dagger
T8
Phon; tpT8a; a dagger
T8a
Det; daggerT9; bow
T9
Phon; pD, pd Det and Log; bow T9a; bow
T9a
Phon; pD, pd Det and Log; bow T10; composite bow
T10
Det; Bogen T10a; bow
T10a
Det; Nubia, a mineral T11; arrow
T11
Phon; sSr sHr swn, sjn Det; arrow T12; bow string
T12
Phon rwD, rwd Det; to hold back metal T13; quiver
T13
Phon; rs Abbr; to be alert T14; throwstick
T14
Det; throwstick, foreign people, Nubians Abbr; Libya, Nubians T15; throwstick
T15
Det; throwstick, foreign people, Nubians Abbr; Libya, Nubians T16; Kopesch sword
T16
Det; Kopesch sword T17; chariot
T17
Det and Log; chariot T18; a crook with a bundle tied to it
T18
Phon; Sms T19; harpoon dart
T19
Phon; qs, qrs Det; bone, shaft, tube T20; harpoon point
T20
Phon; qs, qrs Det; bone, shaft, tube T21; harpoon
T21
Det and Log; one T22; arrowhead
T22
Phon; sn Det and Log; two T23; arrowhead
T23
Phon; sn Det and Log; two T24; fishing net
T24
Phon aH Det; to catch something in a netT25; fishing float
T25
Phon; DbA Log; float T26; bird trap
T26
Det and Log; bird trap T27; bird trap
T27
Det and Log; bird trap T28; block
T28
Phon; hr Abbr; underT29; knife block
T29
Det; slaughterhouse T30; knife
T30
Det; knife, to cut, to cut off, to sharpen, sharp Abbr; knife T31; whetstone
T31
Phon sSm T32; whetstone
T32
Phon sSm T33; whetstone
T33
Phon sSm T34; butcher's knife
T34
Phon; anh Phon; nm Det and Log; knifeT35; butcher's knife
T35
Phon; anh Phon; nm Det and Log; knife


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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