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Rosetta Stone: Basalt slab inscribed with decree of pharaoh Ptolemy Epiphanes (205-180 BC) in three languages, Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic script. Discovered near Rosetta in Egypt in 1799, became key to deciphering Egyptian inscriptions British Museum

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Rosetta Stone: Basalt slab inscribed with decree of pharaoh Ptolemy Epiphanes (205-180 BC) in three languages, Greek, Hieroglyphic and Demotic script. Discovered near Rosetta in Egypt in 1799, became key to deciphering Egyptian inscriptions British Museum