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The Rosetta Stone, and Much More.

Author: The Great Courses (Firm),; Kanopy (Firm)
Publisher: The Great Courses, [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 1999. 2018.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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The Rosetta Stone is a large granite stela, carved under Ptolemy V and unearthed by French troops in 1799. With inscriptions of the same text in Greek and Egyptian, it provided the key to deciphering the ancient Egyptian language. Learn the four scripts in which ancient Egyptian can be written, as well as the three ways hieroglyphic signs can be used.
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Genre/Form: African Studies
Education films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: The Great Courses (Firm),; Kanopy (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1035145277
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from title frames.
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Performer(s): Bob Brier.
Event notes: Originally produced by The Great Courses in 1999.
Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): .flv file, sound.
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The Rosetta Stone is a large granite stela, carved under Ptolemy V and unearthed by French troops in 1799. With inscriptions of the same text in Greek and Egyptian, it provided the key to deciphering the ancient Egyptian language. Learn the four scripts in which ancient Egyptian can be written, as well as the three ways hieroglyphic signs can be used.

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