Rosetta Stone


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Rosetta Stone

1. A tablet found near Rosetta, Egypt, in 1799. Carved with Greek, demotic, and hieroglyphic inscriptions, it became the key to deciphering ancient Egyptian writing. The discovery of the Rosetta Stone made ancient Egypt accessible to us today.
2. By extension, an important clue to understanding something that is challenging or puzzling. Don't worry, this map will be the Rosetta stone that gets us out of this cave. I've been struggling with this experiment, but these new results may prove to be the Rosetta stone that makes everything else comprehensible.
See also: stone
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When the Canopy Stones were discovered in Kom El Hesn, we found out that the hieroglyphic, demotic and Greek texts were the same as the ones carved on the Rosetta Stone, but with the only difference that the Canopy Stones were intact, said El Shammaa.
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The Italian website revealed a special illustration of the great Khafre Pyramid, Sphinx, Rosetta stone and other Egyptian artifacts that will be displayed in the museum.
1799: The Rosetta Stone (pictured) is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-Francois Bouchard during Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign.
The wearable was inspired by the original (http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/writing/rosetta.html) Rosetta Stone , a piece of rock carved with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs in 196 B.C.
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