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Cracking codes : the Rosetta stone and decipherment

Author: R B Parkinson; Whitfield Diffie; M Fischer; R S Simpson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deciphering the Rosetta Stone -- Reading a text: the Egyptian scripts of the Rosetta Stone -- Towards reading a cultural code: the uses of writing in ancient Egypt -- The future: futher codes to crack.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R B Parkinson; Whitfield Diffie; M Fischer; R S Simpson
ISBN: 0520223063 9780520223066 0520222482 9780520222489
OCLC Number: 42354255
Description: 208 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Deciphering the Rosetta Stone --
Reading a text: the Egyptian scripts of the Rosetta Stone --
Towards reading a cultural code: the uses of writing in ancient Egypt --
The future: further codes to crack.
Other Titles: Rosetta stone and decipherment
Responsibility: Richard Parkinson ; with contributions by W. Diffie, M. Fischer and R.S. Simpson.
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Deciphering the Rosetta Stone -- Reading a text: the Egyptian scripts of the Rosetta Stone -- Towards reading a cultural code: the uses of writing in ancient Egypt -- The future: futher codes to crack.

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