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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
Feb 7, 2013 ... Albeit somewhat briefly, the Rosetta Stone was mentioned. ... This ancient
Egyptian hieroglyphic stele has been so important to Egyptology and ...