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Champollion - Lettre to Monsieur Dacier

Champollion - Lettre to Monsieur Dacier Biographies History

Title page image of the letter to M. Dacier (concerning the alphabet of the phonetic hieroglyphs).  This is the founding text upon which Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics were first systematically deciphered by Jean-François Champollion, largely on the basis of the multilingual Rosetta Stone.


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Image online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

 

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