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 What was the egyptian rosetta stone used for?

Answer Many people are unfamiliar with the Rosetta Stone, though it was first discovered in 1799. You may wonder what the Rosetta Stone is and what its use was in ancient Egypt?DiscoveryThe Rosetta Stone... Read More »
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What is the ancient Egyptian Rosetta Stone?

The ancient Eygptian Rosetta Stone is a document carved into black basalt stone that allowed modern researchers to decipher hieroglyphics, which was a lost form of writing. French soldiers under Na... Read More »
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Who translated parts of the Egyptian Rosetta Stone in 1824?

The Frenchman Jean François Champollion translated much of the Egyptian hieroglyphics portion of the Rosetta stone in 1824, largely with the help of the ancient Christian language known as Coptic.... Read More »
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How was the language on the Rosetta Stone used?

The Rosetta Stone is an artifact from the Hellenic Period in Egypt used to translate ancient hieroglyphics. This discovery helped broaden the field of Egyptology and what linguists knew about the o... Read More »
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What is the Rosetta Stone in the UK?

Discovered more than 200 years ago, the Rosetta Stone unlocked a language that had been lost for 1,400 years.Discovered in EgyptDuring Napoleon Bonaparte's expedition into Egypt, a French army engi... Read More »
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