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The Mystery of the Hieroglyphs: The Story of the Rosetta Stone and the Race to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs

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Book Description
For more than 15 centuries, no one could read the strange-looking Egyptian hieroglyphs. And then in 1799 a French soldier in Napoleon's army in Egypt stumbled across the Rosetta Stone, an ancient inscription recorded in Greek, hieroglyphs, and demotic script. Many of the brightest scholars of the time--Egyptologists, historians, and linguists--as well as detectives, professional code breakers, and... More
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PublisherOxford University Press Inc
BindingDigital (8 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages48
ISBN-10B000WN04X8
Publication Date02/14/2002
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About Carol Donoughue (Author) : Carol Donoughue is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Carol Donoughue include The Story of Writing, Mystery of the Hieroglyphs.
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