1.3. Pictographic signs

As a remnant of some older script in the analyzed text several signs occur which do not adapt to the syllabic concept. This refers mainly to the very frequently occurring three vertical lines and three slant lines:

which means an occurrence (that has been) already studied in the corresponding literature in this field.

Two other signs occur, but not very frequently, which cannot be syllabically explained either. They are the following:

The first sign represents a stylized form of the Egyptian god of the dead, and the second sign is a stylized form of a snake.