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Published by P. Bedrick Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rosetta stone.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCarol Andrews.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ1531.R5 A53 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3028524M
ISBN 10087226033X, 0872260348
LC Control Number85009010

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  The British Museum book of the Rosetta stone Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! No_Favorite. share Pages:   A history of the finding of the Rosetta Stone followed by how a first translation was arrived at by Thomas Young, after a couple of others had failed. Young's work was augmented by Frenchman Jean-Francois Champollion and a complete translation of the hieroglyphs, the demotic and the Greek was arrived at/5. The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations. The British Museum Book of the Rosetta Stone. Carol Andrews. P. Bedrick Books, - Language Arts & Disciplines - 64 pages. 0 Reviews. Presents the story of the Egyptian inscription that made it possible for scholars to decipher hieroglyps or ancient Egyptian writing.

  This book contains the Greek, Demotic and hieroglyphic texts of the decree inscribed on the Rosetta Stone conferring additional honors on Ptolemy v Epiphanes ( BC) with English translations of the decipherment of the Egyptian hieroglyphs, and an appendix containing translations of the Stelae of San (Tanis) and Tall Al-Maskhutah/5(2).   In October , I took the Rosetta Stone to Paris. It was the only time it had left the British Museum since it arrived there in , and there was some uncertainty about how it . Exclusive to the British Museum, a bookend in the shape of the Rosetta Stone. About the Rosetta Stone: Soldiers in Napoleon’s army discovered the Rosetta Stone in while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta). Publication to accompany a major exhibition at the British Museum celebrating the bicentenary of the Stone's discovery, and including a selective catalogue of the exhibits. It also examines the wider issues of script and writing in ancient Egypt and beyond, for example, the relationship between hieroglyphs and art, the social prestige of literacy, and the practical aspects of writing 5/5(1).

The Rosetta Stone has been exhibited in the British Museum since , with only one break. Towards the end of the First World War, in , when the Museum was concerned about heavy bombing in London, they moved it to safety along with other, portable, 'important' objects. The Rosetta Stone spent the next two years in a station on the Postal. The British Museum book of the Rosetta stone. [Carol Andrews] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.   The Rosetta Stone was discovered # onthisday in It’s regarded as one of the most important ancient Egyptian objects ever found, and was the key to deciphering hieroglyphs. About the Rosetta Stone: Soldiers in Napoleon’s army discovered the Rosetta Stone in while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta). Exhibited in the British Museum since , the Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the ability to read and translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.