hieroglyph hieroglyph  /ˌhaɪ roʊɡ ˈlɪf/


  1. (n) writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
  2. (n) a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt



  1. Moviegoers follow the purple-tiled pattern of the Nile between hieroglyph-covered pillars into the lobby.
  2. It is a hieroglyph for arousal, tumescence in paint.
  3. And those four neutral integers, fused so long in the public consciousness, have acquired the shimmering, brutal power of the hieroglyph.


  1. Why TV Networks Are Bypassing Pilots for Direct-to-Series Orders

    Fox ordered 13 episodes of "Pacific Rim" writer Travis Beacham's "Hieroglyph," while CBS ponied up for Vince Gilligan and David Shore's "Battle Creek" thanks to big ideas and pressure from competitors. read more
    on October 23, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  2. New show 'Hieroglyph' gets series order from Fox

    Ancient Egypt is getting the 21st century treatment in the form of a new fantasy-driven action-adventure show called "Hieroglyph," Fox announced Thursday.        
    on October 18, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. 'Hieroglyph': FOX orders Egypt action drama to series

    FOX has ordered 13 episodes of "Hieroglyph," an action-adventure series set in the world of ancient Egypt. Production on the project will begin early in 2014, and no release date has been announced.The show comes from executive producers Peter Chernin ("New Girl"), Katherine Pope ("New Girl"), Travis Beacham ("Pacific Rim") and Miguel Sapochnik ("Fringe"). Beacham also wrote the pilot script and ...
    on October 18, 2013     Source: Zap2It

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