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 What year was the Rosetta Stone discovered?

Answer The Rosetta Stone was found in 1799 by Napoleon's soldiers while digging foundations for a fort near the town of el-Rashid, Egypt. However, the actual founder of the stone is unclear, despite sever... Read More »
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Who discovered the Rosetta Stone?

The Rosetta Stone was discovered by Captain Pierre Francois Xavier Bouchard of Napoleon's army in 1799. French soldiers were digging the foundations of a fort near the town of Rashid, also known as... Read More »
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When was the rosetta stone discovered?

The Rosetta Stone was discovered in 1799 when the French army, sent by Napoleon, entered the town of Rosetta on the Nile Delta. The British seized the stone in 1802 after defeating the French.Sourc... Read More »
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When and where was the rosetta stone discovered?

The Rosetta Stone was discovered in 1799 in the town of El-Rashid in Lower Egypt. Because the same text was written on it in three languages (Greek, Egyptian hieroglyphs, and Demotic), it allowed E... Read More »
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What year was the Rosetta Stone deciphered?

Much of the demotic text on the Rosetta Stone was translated by Thomas Young in 1814. The hieroglyphic text was more difficult, and it wasn't until 1822 that Jean-François Champollion made a break... Read More »
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