The Rosetta Stone is a rock stele, found in 1799, inscribed with a decree issued
at Memphis, ..... 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, a 1700-pound piece of rock (called a stele) discovered in the
sands of Egypt, was the key to modern understanding of ancient Egyptian ...
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.
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 ...
Feb 7, 2013 ... Albeit somewhat briefly, the Rosetta Stone was mentioned. ... This ancient
Egyptian hieroglyphic stele has been so important to Egyptology and ...
Jun 21, 2015 ... The Rosetta Stone is a large block of black granite, over 2000 years old, that was
rediscovered in Egypt ... Why is it such an important artefact?
The inscription on the Rosetta Stone is a decree passed by a council of priests,
one of a series that affirm the ... The importance of this to Egyptology is immense.
The Rosetta stone is a block of dark granite found in Egypt in 1799, that literally
transformed modern understanding of 3000 years of Egyptian history.
An important rock. Just a block of stone. Yet on it lay the clue to breaking a code
that baffled scholars for centuries: Egyptian hieroglyphs. This fragment was ...