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Specimen: Interpretatio Hieroglyphica. Paradigma Lectionis Hieroglyphica.
17th c Italian Scientific Books & Manuscripts

Athanasius KIRCHER (1602 - 1680)
c.1650-1700
17th c
Scientific
Book
London. British Museum.
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Kircher tried to interpret heiroglyphics seeing them as ideograms. This proved to be incorrect.

Caption: Athanasius KIRCHER (German Jesuit scholar and natural scientist, 1602-1680)|Specimen: Interpretatio Hieroglyphica. Paradigma Lectionis Hieroglyphica. |Italian|c.1650-1700|

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