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The Rosetta Stone

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Great Egyptologist's fascinating account of the discovery of the linguistic keystone that enabled scholars to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; implications for biblical scholarship, history of ancient Near East, much more. Clear, concise, accessible to layman. 23 photographs. Bibliography.

Synopsis:

Fascinating account of great linguistic detective story — discovery of Stone, history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics; work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; much more. 23 photographs. Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486261638
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Budge, E. A. Wallis
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Writing, hieroglyphic
Subject:
African Languages
Subject:
Egyptian language
Subject:
Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic.
Subject:
Rosetta stone
Subject:
African Languages (See Also Swahili)
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Egypt
Series Volume:
G17
Publication Date:
19890831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.88 lb

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Fascinating account of great linguistic detective story — discovery of Stone, history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics; work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; much more. 23 photographs. Bibliography.

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