Rossetta rock?

Learn any language with Rossetta stone!

Original Rosetta Stone and its “Modern version”

This is more than just a tagline — the Rossetta stone was actually a black granite stone found by the city of Rosetta en Egypt.

This rock had engraved the same text written in both Greek and Egyptian. This was a MAJOR breakthrough for scientists who were now able to finally translate Egyptian hieroglyphics.

It was discovered by a Frenchman named Bouchard  in August 1799. After the French surrender of Egypt in 1801, it passed into British hands and is now in the British Museum in London.


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