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How the Rosetta Stone Helped Unlock Hieroglyphics

The French may have “acquired” the Rosetta Stone, but it remains in the British Museum. What does it hide?

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How the Rosetta Stone Helped Unlock Hieroglyphics
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7 min

The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous archaeological finds in history: and it was the key to cracking Egyptian hieroglyphics. And while it took scholars years to work it out, there was one clue in there that helped unlock everything that followed.

Vocabulary

Well-secured

Hand-make

Promptly

Acquired

Unlikely

Hindsight

Decipher

Buried

Translating

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Source: The British Museum

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