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    The hieroglf bundle provides a Postscript Type1 version of about 80
Egyptian hieroglyphs from Serge Rosmorduc's comprehensive hieroglyph 
package. Hieroglyphic writing was used between about 3000 BC and 400 AD.
Sufficient glyphs are provided for writing a few names like 
Cleopatra and Ptomemy (together with cartouches), and there is a
command for transliterating into a modern alphabet. The bundle
is not for serious Egyptologists.

    The bundle is one of a series for archiac scripts.

    The hieroglf package requires the oands package for some symbols
used in the transliteration.

Changes in version 1.3 (2005/04/02)
o Font supplied as Postscript Type1 instead of MetaFont

Changes in version 1.2 (2000/09/23)
o Added another bunch of glyphs

Changes in version 1.1 (2000/08/26)
o Added 6 more glyphs

Changes in version 1.0 (2000/08/19)
o First public release


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  Author: Peter Wilson (Herries Press) herries dot press at earthlink dot net
  Copyright 2000--2005 Peter R. Wilson

  This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
  conditions of the Latex Project Public License, either
  version 1.3 of this license or (at your option) any
  later version.
  The latest version of the license is in
    http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
  and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of
  LaTeX version 2003/06/01 or later.

  This work has the LPPL maintenance status "author-maintained".

  This work consists of the files:
    README (this file)
    hieroglf.dtx
    hieroglf.ins
    hieroglf.pdf
  and the derived files
    hieroglf.sty
    ot1pmhg.fd
    t1pmhg.fd
    hieroglf.map
    and possibly some pmhg*.mf files

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     The distribution consists of the following files:
README (this file)
hieroglf.dtx
hieroglf.ins
hieroglf.pdf     (user manual)
trypmhg.tex      (example usage)
trypmhg.pdf
pmhg.afm
pmhg.pfb
pmhg.tfm

    To install the package:
o run: latex hieroglf.ins, which will generate:
       hieroglf.sty
       *.fd files
       hieroglf.map
o Move *.sty and *.fd files to a location where LaTeX will find them
    e.g., .../texmf-local/tex/latex/hieroglf
o Move *.afm, *.pfb and *.tfm files to where LaTeX looks for font information
    e.g., .../texmf-var/fonts/afm/public/archaic/*.afm
          .../texmf-var/fonts/type1/public/archaic/*.pfb
          .../texmf-var/fonts/tfm/public/archaic/*.tfm
o Add the *.map information to the dvips/pdftex font maps
o Refresh the database
 (for more information on the above see the FAQ).

o run: (pdf)latex trypmhg for a test of the font

    To generate a second copy of the manual (which is already supplied as a PDF file):
o run: latex hieroglf.dtx
o (for an index run: makeindex -s gind.ist *.idx)
o run: latex *.dtx
o Print *.dvi for a hardcopy of the package manual

2005/04/02
Peter Wilson
herries dot press at earthlink dot net

Files

Name Size Date Notes
README 2971 2005-04-03 04:05
hieroglf.dtx 228547 2005-04-03 03:50
hieroglf.ins 2991 2005-04-03 04:08
hieroglf.pdf 246679 2005-04-03 03:51
pmhg.afm 10778 2005-11-12 03:00
pmhg.pfb 41357 2005-11-12 03:00
pmhg.tfm 952 2005-04-03 03:52
trypmhg.pdf 148818 2005-04-03 03:51
trypmhg.tex 17005 2005-04-03 03:52

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (436.1k).

hi­eroglf – The "poor man's" Egyp­tian Hiero­glyphic font

The hi­eroglf bun­dle pro­vides a Type 1 reni­di­tion of some of the an­cient Egyp­tian hi­ero­glyphs. Hiero­glyphic writ­ing was used be­tween about 3000 BC and 400 AD.

The bun­dle is based on Serge Ros­mor­duc's com­pre­hen­sive hi­ero­glyph pack­age, but only pro­vides about one tenth of his 650-odd hi­ero­glyphs. Suf­fi­cient glyphs are pro­vided for writ­ing a few names like Cleopa­tra or Ptolomeny (to­gether with car­touches) and some num­bers, but the pack­age is not for se­ri­ous Egyp­tol­o­gists.

The bun­dle is part of a set of ar­chaic fonts, and re­quires use of the oands fonts from that set.

Pack­age De­tailshi­eroglf
Ver­sion1.3
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerPeter R. Wil­son
Con­tained inTeXlive as ar­chaic
MikTeX as ar­chaic
Topics fonts re­pro­duc­ing ar­chaic scripts or in­scrip­tions
fonts them­selves
hi­ero­glyph fonts
font avail­able in Adobe Type 1 for­mat
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