The Riddle Of The Rosetta Stone: Key to Ancient Egypt : Before the Rosetta Stone was found, Egyptian history was lost to the world. The only clues were the mysterious picture writings that adorned temples and pyramids. For hundreds of years, scholars struggled to decipher these hieroglyphs. Then, in 1799, soldiers in Napoleon's army stumbled on the Rosetta Stone. This book describes how the discovery and deciphering of the Rosetta Stone unlocked the secrets of the Egyptian hieroglyphs.
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