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Molly Anna marked it as to-read Aug 29, Thomas Young made great advances, especially with the demotic text, but it was Jean-Fran ois Champollion who made the final breakthrough in This is achieved by means of outlining the Stone’s history, controversy around its discovery and its deciphering which gave the key to understanding the hieroglyphs. Saurabh rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Using this as his starting point, the author continues to explore the role, power and importance of writing in Ancient Egypt as well as its many aspects such as scribes and the tools rosetya and its relation to thhe.

Parkinson’s essays on the importance of writing to human civilization and the birth of Egyptology are equally insightful. His publications include Voices from Ancient Egypt: Hans Ollaiver rated it really liked it Jun 10, He opened up Egyptian culture as a whole to historians.

Further Codes to Crack. The main significance of the text lies not in its content, however, but in the fact that it is written in three scripts—hieroglyphic, demotic, and ancient Greek.

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The Rosetta Stone after Champollion. The Rosetta Stone was to become one of the most famous Egyptian antiquities in the world as well as an instantly recognizable icon of script and decipherment. Parkinson Snippet view – Atone trivia or quizzes yet.

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