Rosetta's Stone - transparant

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Rosetta's Stone - transparant
In 1799 this stone was found by one of Napoleon’s armymen, it was named after the place were it had been found. The stone shows the same text in three different writings: Old Greek, Egyptian Hieroglyphs and Egyptian Demotian.
If you want to see the stone yourself you can do so in the British Museum in London.

Rosetta's Stone - transparant