The Rosetta Stone is a granodiorite stele, found in 1799, inscribed with a decree
issued at ..... He and d'Hautpoul saw at once that it might be important and
informed general Jacques-Franç...
The Rosetta Stone is one of the most important objects in the British Museum as it
holds the key to understanding Egyptian hieroglyphs—a script made up of ...
The Rosetta Stone is the key that led to the deciphering of Egyptian hieroglyphs.
The stone was discovered in 1799 in Fort St. Julien in El-Rashid, Egypt, and ...
The Rosetta Stone, a 1700-pound piece of rock (called a stele) discovered in the
sands of Egypt, was the key to modern understanding of ancient Egyptian ...
History of the Rosetta Stone - Where was it located and what is the significance?
... So, why is the history of the Rosetta Stone so important…? In 1820, after a ...
The Rosetta Stone is a stone with writing on it in two languages (Egyptian and ...
hieroglyphic which was the script used for important or religious documents.
Captain Bouchard immediately realized its importance to the scholars who had
accompanied the French army to Egypt. In fact the Rosetta Stone is probably the
Dec 8, 2009 ... Carved in 196BC, the Rosetta Stone is the linguistic key to deciphering
hieroglyphics and probably the single-most important conduit of ...
On this day in History, Rosetta Stone found on Jul 19, 1799. ... he took along a
group of scholars and told them to seize all important cultural artifacts for France.
When Pierre-Francois Bouchard found the Rosetta Stone he realised that it might
be important and contacted the French scholars who had accompanied the ...