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Text illustration of the Rosetta stone, black basalt slab found by Napoleon's army in Egypt, captured by the British from them and presented to British Museum. It contains inscription in three languages and provided key to deciphering hieroglyphs.

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  • Date: 1900
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Egypt, Archaeology, Language, 1900s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5590093
  • Credits: MANSELL COLLECTION

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