F31
3-Fox-Skins

ms
in hieroglyphs
Temple relief at Luxor.
The Three-Fox-Skins (hieroglyph) is Gardiner's sign listed no. F31, in the series of parts of animals. It consists of 3-fox skins tied at one end, and hanging, creating flowing skins.

In Egyptian hieroglyphs it has the value ms. [1] The word in Egyptian means birth, and related items: to bring forth, produce, fashion, create, etc.

The 3-fox-skin hieroglyph has its origins in the early dynasties of Ancient Egypt, and can be found in multiple usage on the Palermo Stone, (creation or inauguration of events).

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