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Egyptian Hieroglyphs iPad

glyphsIconLearning Egyptian Hieroglyphs made easy

More than 800 glyph illustrations including 400 Egyptian word examples and over 300 hieroglyphs from the Gardiner list. Detailed information on Egyptian writing and mathematics, the use of the different types of symbols, how to write your name, how to recognise kings names and the story of the scribe with a video showing how papyrus is made.

appstoreThe Hieroglyphic Typewriter and Math Calculator with a QWERTY keyboard. Alphabet and number symbols together with a selection of determinative signs. The keys include Latin symbols together with their hieroglyph equivalents and descriptions, which allow you to type messages naturally and at a glance see the translations. You can quickly write names and short secret messages and then with the email function you send the results by email.

Egyptian Temples iPad

128-iconVolume I Egyptian Cult Temples

The mystery of Egyptian cult temples explained, illustrated with videos, photos, drawings and 30 highly detailed computer generated reconstructions.

Starting with Per-wer and Per-nu pre dynastic wooden temples the app describes old kingdom Sun Temples and the massive New Kingdom temples of Thebes as well as the late period Greco Roman temples of Edfu and Dendara.

appstoreThere are cut-aways so you can see inside the buildings and the beautifully rendered reconstructions are meticulous in their detail.
“If you’re going to visit Egypt this app is essential.”

Ancient Egyptian Anecdotes iPad

anecdots-iconThe Ancient Egyptians in their own words

Ancient Egyptian Papyri translations edited to make them easy for the modern reader and beautifully illustrated.

appstoreThis iPad version is packed with extra content not available in the paper back version, which was critically acclaimed when published in 2010. Ancient Egypt Magazine said of it “The full colour illustrations by the author will make the book particularly appealing to younger readers, although adults too will enjoy reading the thoughts and feelings of the ancient Egyptians”

The Treasure Thieves iPad

TT--iconAn ancient Egyptian folk tale updated as a graphic novel

The Greek historian Herodotus was told this story by Egyptian priests in the 5th century BC. But it is a good deal older and was much-loved by ancient Egyptians.

appstorePlot: – A greedy pharaoh hordes his wealth in a mighty treasure house constructed by his master builder. The crafty master builder makes a secret passage so that his sons can steal the king’s treasure but the scheme doesn’t quite go to plan…


karnak-iconA full screen reconstruction of the first Court at Karnak temple during the Opet Festival.

You simply touch different parts of the image to reveal extra detail, which includes images, video and text about that part of the scene.

Hieroglyphic Typewriter

typwriter-iconType Egyptian Hieroglyphs on a QWERTY keyboard then email the results

The Hieroglyphic Typewriter incorporates the alphabet and number symbols together with a selection of determinative signs. It is designed as a fun entertainment app, so for ease of use the QWERTY keyboard includes close phonetic alternative glyphs for E, U V and X (which the Egyptians did not use). This allows you to quickly write names and short secret messages encoded in hieroglyphs and you can send the results by email. The recipient will receive a crib sheet to help translate your message and they can also print it.

screen320x480The keys include Latin alphabet symbols together with their hieroglyph equivalents and descriptions, which allows you to type messages naturally and at a glance see the translations.
The shift key changes the keyboard giving access to number glyphs, a selection of words and some determinative signs which you can use to elaborate your messages.

The help section gives a basic understanding of Hieroglyphic writing and examples of how to write names.

Fuming Vexed

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

Vexed is a classic game from the 1990s that proves as frustrating and addictive today as did the original release

This version is has 48 game packs each with 60 levels and five graphic theme packs representing Egyptian gods, Mayan art, Celtic art, Chinese characters and the classic symbol set.

Each puzzle consists of a grid of blocks, walls and blank spaces. The goal is to remove all the blocks to progress to the next level.

The Birds Free

screen322x572birds-iconAndy Sheppard is one of the UKís most compelling and charismatic saxophonists. He has illuminated the bands of jazz greats such as George Russell, Gil Evans and Carla Bley.

For a number of years while on tour, around the world, he has made recordings of bird song and then woven the birdís music into seven compositions. These works are unique personal musical sketches and not available on record or CD.

This free version of the App has full versions of the seven tracks. Each accompanied by Andy’s written comments and beautifully illustrated with bird paintings.

The app gives updates on Andy’s Tour dates and concert booking.


screen322x572 (1)birds-icon安迪·谢泼德是英国一位极具吸引力和魅力的萨克斯风演奏者。他的演奏为爵士乐队增光添彩,与其合作者不乏爵士乐大师,如乔治·拉塞尔,吉尔·埃文斯和卡拉罗布雷。