Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

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Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

The Rosetta Stone was discovered accidentally in 1799by French soldiers in Africa.

The Rosetta Stone is the key to understandingAncient Egyptian civilization because it allows people to decode hieroglyphs into letters, sounds, words, and sentences.

Jean-Francois Champollion (French) deciphered the secret code of the Egyptian hieroglyphs in 1822 by using the ancient Greek written on the stone.

The Rosetta Stone

ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHICS

Ancient Egyptians wrote in a language called hieroglyphics

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The Rosetta Stone has a decree written on it in three (3) scripts.

3500 B.C. to 400 A.D.

Greek

Demotic

Hieroglyphics

Hieroglyphics were used from about


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