Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics V, W, X

 

HIEROGLYPH V

HIEROGLYPH V

The horned viper is used for the "V" sound in words like vine and names like Vincent and Victoria.

 

HIEROGLYPH W

HIEROGLYPH W

The quail chick is used for the "W" sound in words like wise and why, and names like William and Wendy.

 

HIEROGLYPH X

HIEROGLYPH X

The basket and the folded cloth combine for the "X" sound in words like ox and names like Xavier and Xena.

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Tiffany & Co. brooch inspired by a pectoral from the tomb of Princess Mereret.

Tiffany & Co. brooch inspired by a pectoral from the tomb of Princess Mereret.
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