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Great Events from History: The Eighteenth Century
Discovery of the Rosetta Stone
by Virginia L. Salmon
DATE July 19, 1799
The discovery of the Rosetta stone provided the key to deciphering hieroglyphics, the
ancient Egyptian system of writing, and so recaptured and revealed the rich culture and
history of the forgotten civilization.
LOCALE Rosetta, Egypt
CATEGORIES Anthropology; communications; historiography
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MLA Style History: The Eighteenth Century Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2006. n. pag.
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