David Thew and Company

What’s the Logo

Our logo depicts the Mountain of Light and is believed to be one of the oldest pieces of writing ever discovered.

dt-logo-graphicThe image was discovered by Dr Gunter Dryer and his team at the German Archeological Institute in Egypt (www.dainst.org), at the tomb of a king called Scorpion in a cemetery at Abydos, about 400 km (250 miles) south of Cairo. The image is believed to detail oil and linen deliveries.

Although the Egyptian writings are composed of symbols, they can be described as true writing because each symbol represents a consonant and makes up syllables.

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