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The Rosetta Stone and the rebirth of ancient Egypt

Ray, J. D. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library PJ 1531.R5 R39 2007 30775305516339 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780674024939
  • ISBN: 0674024931
  • ISBN: 9780674063945
  • Physical Description: print
    199 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-185) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The fading of the light -- The pot and the kettle -- The man of science -- The man of art -- "To make them live again" -- The return of the light -- The heirs of Jean-Fran├žois -- The words of the stone -- Whose loot is it anyway?
Summary, etc.: "The Rosetta Stone is one of the world's great wonders, attracting awed pilgrims by the tens of thousands each year. This book tells the Stone's story, from its discovery by Napoleon's expedition to Egypt to its current - and controversial - status as the single most visited object on display in the British Museum."--Jacket.
Subject: Rosetta stone Rosetta stone
Egyptian language Writing
Egyptology History
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