Rosetta Stone – high resolution photo – the key to Egyptian history

The characters had puzzled generations of archaeologists. Many had tried to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics without success. Scriptures were raised in obscurity until one day in July 1798 in Rosetta, just east of Alexandria. The French officer successor Pierre-François Bouchards diggers found at the site outside the city Fort Julien Rosetta (Rashid) in the Nile delta […]