The decorative value of hieroglyphic was fully appreciated in Egypt.
The hieroglyphic text upon the Rosetta stone was toO fragmentary to furnish of itself the key to the decipherment.
In hieroglyphic a king bears several names preceded by distinctive titles.
Neuserre of the Vth Dynasty appears to have been in the shape of a stumpy obelisk on a vast scale, only the base now remains, but hieroglyphic pictures, indicate this form.
Whether the national hieroglyphic system of the Hittites expressed the same Indo-European language as, according to Hrozny, their cuneiform does, we do not know, as further attempts to elucidate it made by Campbell Thompson 11 and Cowley," while in themselves very interesting experiments, do not seem to take us further than previous attempts by Sayce and others.