Course content

Introduction to the cursive script hieratic, focussing on the Middle and New Kingdom, and reading both literary and administrative texts


Fagstudieordning Kandidatuddannelserne i nærorientalsk arkæologi, assyriologi og ægyptologi, 2019

Learning outcome

KA 2019-studieordning
Hieratic (aktivitetskode HÆGK03501E)


Classroom lectures and seminars

Paleographies, primarily in the form of G. Möller, Hieratische Paläographie, vol. I-III, as well as the Egyptian texts themselves.

Students are expected to have a reading knowledge of English, German and French.

Students must already have a good knowledge of Middle Egyptian grammar and text-reading experience at a level corresponding to a BA degree. It is also expected that students either have taken Late Egyptian or that they will take it in parallel with this course.

Type of assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 356,5
  • English
  • 412,5