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A. Man and his Occupations

Gardiner Number Hieroglyph Description of Glyph Details

A1

Seated man

Det. of man, names; Pronoun1st sing. i, wi, ink, kwi. “I,” “me,” “my.”

A2

Man with hand to mouth

Det. of eat, drink, speak, think.

A3

Man sitting on heel

Det. of sit.

A4

Man with arms raised

Det. adoration, hide

A5

Man hiding

Det. hide

A6

Man purifying

Det. purity, cleanliness

A7

Fatigued man

Det. weary, weak

A8

Man performing hnw

Det. in hnw “jubilation”

A9

Man with basket on head

Det. in 3ṯp “load,” f3i “carry,” k3t “work.”

A10

Man holding an oar

Det. in sḳdw “sail.”

A11

Man with scepter and crook

Det. ḫnms “friend.”

A12

Man with bow and quiver

Det. mšʿ “army,” soldier.

A13

Man with arms bound Det. ḫfty “enemy.”

A14

Man with bleeding head Det. of mwt “die,” enemy.

A14a

Man with axe to head Var. of A14

A15

Man falling Det. ḫr “fall,” sḫrt “overthrow.”

A16

Man bowing Det. ksi “bow.”

A17

Child with hand to mouth Det. šri “young.” Ideo. ẖrd “child.”

A17a

Child sitting Det. sit, young.

A18

Child wearing red crown Det. child-king

A19

Aged man bending with stick Det. i3w “old,” smsw “eldest,” wr “great one, chief.”

A20

Man leaning on forked stick Var. of A19.

A21

Man with stick and cloth Det. and Ideo. sr “official, noble.”

A22

Statue of man with stick and scepter Det. statue.

A23

King with stick and mace Det. ity, “sovereign.”

A24

Man striking with stick in both hands Det. ḥwi, “strike,” nḥm “take away.” Ideo. nḫt strong.

A25

Man striking with stick in one hand Det. hwi “strike.”

A26

Man beckoning Det. nis “call.” Ideo. vocative i, “Oh!”

A27

Man running Phon. in “by,” agent particle.

A28

Man with arms raised Det. ḳ3 “high,” ḥʿi “rejoice.”

A29

Man upside down Det. upside down.

A30

Man with arms outstretched Det. i3w “praise,” dw3 “adoration.”

A31

Man with arms turned behind him Det. turn away.

A32

Man dancing Det. dance.

A33

Man with stick and bundle Det. wander, herdsman.

A34

Man pounding in a mortar

Det. ḫwsi “pound, build.”

A35

Man building a wall Det. and Ideo. ḳd “build.”

A36

Man straining into a vessel Det. and Ideo. ʿfty “brewer.”

A37

Commoner form A36 Use as A36.

A38

Man holding two animal emblems Ideo. ḳis/ḳsi “”Cusae” (town).

A39

Man holding two giraffes

Use as A38.

A40

Seated god Det. god. Replaces A1 as 1st sing pronoun when god speaks. i, wi, ink, kwi.

A41

Seated king Det. nsw “king,”  ḥm “majesty,” nb “lord.”

A42

Seated king holding flail

Use as A41.

A43

King wearing white crown of Upper Egypt Det. king of Upper Egypt.

A44

King holding flail and wearing white crown of Upper Egypt Use as A43.

A45

King wearing red crown of Lower Egypt. Det. and Ideo. bity “king of Lower Egypt.”

A46

King holding flail and wearing red crown of Lower Egypt. Same as A45

A47

Seated sheperd Det. and Ideo. s3w “guard,” mniw “herdsman.”

A48

Man holding knife Det. iry “relating to.”

A49

Foreigner with stick Det. foreigner,  ʿ3mw “Asiatics.”

A50

Noble seated on chair Det. revered person, deceased. Var. A1 for 1st sing. pronoun.

A51

Noble seated on chair with flagellum Det. and Ideo. špsi “noble”

A52

Kneeling noble with flail Det. revered person, deceased.

A53

Upright mummy Det. mummy, statue, likeness, form.

A54

Recumbent mummy Det. dead.

A55

Mummy on bed Det. sḏr “lie down,” dead.

A59

Man threatening stick with one hand Det. drive off.

 

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