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The Rosetta Stone in the British Museum

Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge

The Rosetta Stone in the British Museum

the Greek, demotic and hieroglyphic texts of the decree inscribed on the Rosetta Stone conferring additional honours on Ptolemy V Epiphanes (203-181 B.C.) with English translations and a short history of the decipherment of the Egyptian hieroglyphs

by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge

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Published by Religious Tract Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rosetta stone,
  • Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E.A. Wallis Budge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ1531 R3 1929
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 323 p., [21] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15321594M

      The Hardcover of the British Museum Book of the Rosetta Stone by Carol Andrews at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Author: Carol Andrews.   The Rosetta Stone is perhaps the greatest literary discovery of all time. On it are three ancient languages including Egyptian hieroglyphics for the first time translated into discernible languages.

      There are two Rosetta Stones in the British Museum, one is for study purposes and the other is the original, discovered in by soldiers in Napoleon’s invading army at Rosetta in Egypt. The. The Museum of the World – an interactive experience through time, continents and cultures, featuring some of the most fascinating objects in human history. The project is a partnership between the British Museum and Google Cultural Institute.

    The Rosetta Stone was discovered # onthisday in It’s regarded as one of the most important ancient Egyptian objects ever found, and was the key to deciphering hieroglyphs. Made in BC, it has three inscriptions of the same decree passed by a council of priests. The British Museum book of the Rosetta stone. [Carol Andrews] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.


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Rosetta stone, Egyptian language -- Writing, Hieroglyphic Publisher London: British Museum Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language EnglishPages: Some of the British Museum's best-known collection items come from Egypt, each with their own unique story.

The Rosetta Stone is one of the most visited objects in the Museum and is equally popular online. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about the tablet that unlocked the secret of. About the Rosetta Stone: Soldiers in Napoleon’s army discovered the Rosetta Stone in while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta).

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Exhibited in the British Museum sincethe Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the ability to read and translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. This book contains the Greek, Demotic and hieroglyphic texts of the decree inscribed on the Rosetta Stone conferring additional honors on Ptolemy v /5(2).

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It is not suitable for that purpose. The original, by E. Wallis-Budge, is a classic of the genre, with translations and transliterations of the three texts on the Rosetta Stone (Demotic, Hieroglyphic and Greek) as well as a brief historical introduction, detailing its discovery and translation/5(12).

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Tickets from £ Members/under 16s free. Show image caption. Close image caption. Filippo Albacini (–), 'The Wounded Achilles.British Museum - Image gallery: The Rosetta Stone.Rosetta Stone Part of grey and pink granodiorite stela bearing priestly decree concerning Ptolemy V in three blocks of text: Hieroglyphic(14 lines), Demotic(32 lines) and Greek(53 lines).

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