The Rosetta Stone, key to knowledge of ancient Egypt. It is an archaeological artifact found in 1799 during Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign in Egypt, which deciphered Egyptian script, starting Egyptology. On display in the British Museum since 1802.

The Rosetta Stone, key to knowledge of ancient Egypt. It is an archaeological artifact found in 1799 during Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign in Egypt, which deciphered Egyptian script, starting Egyptology. On display in the British Museum since 1802.

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