The Rosetta Stone, 196 BC; a fragment of a larger basalt steele, was written in Egyptian hieroglyph, Demotic (a shorthand) and Greek. Found by Napoleon's French soldiers while building a fort, it is now in the British Museum, London.
The Rosetta Stone is a document that was carved in 196 B.C. and honours the Pharoah of Egypt praising him for the good things he had done for the priests and people of Egypt. The document is in three languages - Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic.After many years of studying the Rosetta Stone and other examples of ancient Egyptian writing, Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs in 1822.
The Discovery and Importance of the Rosetta Stone
The Rosetta Stone - British Museum - without the discovery of this, hieroglyphics would never have been translated.
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HIEROGLYPHICS: This Ancient Egyptian writing system was first adopted more than 5,000 years ago making it one of the earliest recorded written languages. Its secrets were lost to the modern world until the discovery of the Rosetta Stone.