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The Egypt Game Chapter Summary & Analysis - Hieroglyphics Summary

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Hieroglyphics Summary

The next time the kids meet in Egypt, Ken and Toby show up full of ideas for the game. They also bring lots of supplies and make Set's altar much more ornate and evil. The boys bring things like a theatrical dagger, an old owl's head, rubber spiders, snakes, and bugs. The kids perch the owl's head on a shelf above Set's altar calling it Thoth, after the bird-headed god of wisdom and writing.

Toby also has decided, much to April's chagrin, that they should finish the hieroglyphic alphabet. He reasons that, once finished, the kids could use the alphabet for secret notes at school and no one would be the wiser. They also decide to give themselves Egyptian symbols so that when they sign their notes, there will be added mystery.

The hieroglyphics alphabet is completed and symbols are assigned to everyone. After everyone has chosen...

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