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hieroglyph – Hieroglyph fonts and other support

Hiero is a sys­tem for type­set­ting an­cient Egyp­tian hi­ero­glyphs. It con­tains a hi­ero­glyphic font, a num­ber of style files, and a helper pro­gram in C called sesh which al­lows one to type hi­ero­glyphic texts us­ing the ‘manuel de codage’, which is the cur­rent stan­dard for en­cod­ing an­cient Egyp­tian. The fonts in the base sys­tem are dis­tributed as source, but Adobe type 1 ver­sions are also pro­vided.

Sources/fonts/hieroglyph
Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Ver­sion3.5
Li­censesGNU Gen­eral Public Li­cense
Copy­right1993, 1994, 2002 Serge Ros­mor­duc
Main­tainerSerge Ros­mor­duc
TopicsFont Type1
Font
Ar­chaic Font
MF Font
Egyp­tian Font
See alsohieroglf

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