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 ...
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
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?
Feb 7, 2013 ... Albeit somewhat briefly, the Rosetta Stone was mentioned. ... This ancient
Egyptian hieroglyphic stele has been so important to Egyptology and ...
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.
BBC Primary History - A History of the World - Rosetta Stone. ... An important rock
... The Rosetta Stone has helped scholars decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Inset of the Rosetta Stone, from Description de l'Égypte Antiquités ... Egypt, they
recognized immediately that it was the single most important object in their care.