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The Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone, written in three languages, helped unlock hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt and opened their world to us. In the form of a rock stele, found in 1799, it dates from 196 BC during the Graeco-Roman period in Egypt and contains a decree of King Ptolemy V which includes endowments made by the King to various constituents of the…

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