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Rosetta Stone's Third Language - Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Rosetta Stone's Third Language - Egyptian Hieroglyphics Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Archeological Wonders Social Studies World History

What made it possible to break the code of cunieform writing was the way the same passage was written, in three languages, on the Rosetta Stone.

This image depicts the third passage on the Rosetta Stone - in Egyptian hieroglyphics - which no modern person could read before Jean Francois Champollion's breakthrough work.

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