The Rosetta Stone, 196 BC; a fragment of a larger basalt steele, was written in Egyptian hieroglyph, Demotic (a shorthand) and Greek. Found by Napoleon's French soldiers while building a fort, it is now in the British Museum, London.

The Rosetta Stone, 196 BC; a fragment of a larger basalt steele, was written in Egyptian hieroglyph, Demotic (a shorthand) and Greek. Found by Napoleon's French soldiers while building a fort, it is now in the British Museum, London.

The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this, hieroglyphics would never have been translated.

The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this, hieroglyphics would never have been translated.

The Rosetta Stone  is a document that was carved in 196 B.C. and honours the Pharoah of Egypt praising him for the good things he had done for the priests and people of Egypt. The document is in three languages - Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic.After many years of studying the Rosetta Stone and other examples of ancient Egyptian writing, Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs in 1822.

Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone is a document that was carved in 196 B.C. and honours the Pharoah of Egypt praising him for the good things he had done for the priests and people of Egypt. The document is in three languages - Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic.After many years of studying the Rosetta Stone and other examples of ancient Egyptian writing, Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs in 1822.

The Discovery and Importance of the Rosetta Stone

The Discovery and Importance of the Rosetta Stone

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the Rosetta stone was the first way that our modern day archaeologists decoded the language of an ancient time. today, the internet is decoding the language of the worlds cultures, and becoming the source for all the worlds collaboration

the Rosetta stone was the first way that our modern day archaeologists decoded the language of an ancient time. today, the internet is decoding the language of the worlds cultures, and becoming the source for all the worlds collaboration

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HIEROGLYPHICS: This Ancient Egyptian writing system was first adopted more than 5,000 years ago making it one of the earliest recorded written languages.  Its secrets were lost to the modern world until the discovery of the Rosetta Stone.

HIEROGLYPHICS: This Ancient Egyptian writing system was first adopted more than 5,000 years ago making it one of the earliest recorded written languages. Its secrets were lost to the modern world until the discovery of the Rosetta Stone.

Rosetta Stone Homeschool - What's Included from Starts At Eight

Rosetta Stone Homeschool - What's Included from Starts At Eight

The Rosetta Stone, is a decree inscribed on behalf of King Ptolemy V. in 197-196 BCE. It is written in three different scripts, from top to bottom, Ancient Egyptian  hierogliphic, demotic, and ancient greek. The three inscriptions provided the key to the secrets of ancient Egypt.

The Rosetta Stone, is a decree inscribed on behalf of King Ptolemy V. in 197-196 BCE. It is written in three different scripts, from top to bottom, Ancient Egyptian hierogliphic, demotic, and ancient greek. The three inscriptions provided the key to the secrets of ancient Egypt.

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