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25 Feb 2014
Typography

Egyptian Hieroglyph

Beautiful Egyptian hieroglyph of quail chick.

This is the most beautiful carving of a quail chick hieroglyph of the late Egyptian period. It is about 4" high and the detail the carver managed is quite astonishing. The quail chick represented the letter W.

Fergus W
Written by

Fergus Wessel

Designer and letter-carver

Fergus created Stoneletters Studio in 2003, after training at the Kindersley Workshop. He is a member of the prestigious Master Carver's Association.