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Hi Audrey

I never stated that the Rosetta Stone was THE way in which hieroglyphs were deciphered. What I wrote was that the presence of a text written in 3 different scripts is AN irrefutable way for a cryptologist to "crack a code" and I agree that Coptic most likely helps with pronunciation and word derivation.

Not quite sure what your point is when you write "Context is subjective".

Of course there is religious ceremony associated with funerary rites and if a sarcophagus is decorated with hieroglyphic inscriptions of offerings to Anubis on its Western side and the eyes on the Eastern side are offerings to Osiris, it is hardly a stretch of the imagination to appreciate that jackals - who were found in graveyards scavenging on the corpses of the poor - were associated with death while the mummified Osiris is associated with the Kingdom of the dead.

When a relief depicts Osiris wrapped in bandages in his mummified form, how might I ask can you begin to suggest that "context is subjective"?

What else can you interpret from the depiction of a mummified form?

Or in reliefs depicting the hall of Ma'at, where a human heart hangs literally "in the balance" against a feather before the seated Osiris, what "subjective" interpretations can you formulate? Feathers have always weighed less than human hearts so we can safely assume that we can not interpret the image literally.

Do you really believe that this is a "presumption of a religious ceremony"?

Think of the last funeral you attended: Were prayers offered to a deity for the salvation of the soul of the deceased? Did certain mourners take comfort from their belief in an Afterlife? Was the deceased described in positive ways and their "good deeds" celebrated?

Context is all.

Finally, I cited three different cultures from different periods of history to simply illustrate that there is a correlation between spiritual/political leaders and a number of honorific titles. I was not suggesting that you accept the idea that AE culture adopted this practice also, because clearly you do not think this to be the case and nobody has ever convinced a person that they are wrong simply by suggesting that they are.

I have no more 'proof' that a pharaoh had various honorific titles than your own speculation that they did not.



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