Friday
April 18, 2014

Homework Help: Geography and history

Posted by Teri on Saturday, September 23, 2006 at 6:00pm.

why was the discovery of the rosetta stone important


Before the Rosetta Stone was found in 1799, no one could read ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. But the Rosetta Stone had the same document in Greek and demotic. Scholars could understand the Greek writing, so were able to finally figure out what the hieroglyphics said.

Check these sites for more information.

http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/writing/rosetta.html

http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/compass/ixbin/goto?id=OBJ67

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

social studies - Why is the Rosetta Stone important..?
cary = English - Please look at how Rosetta Stone sets up the learning, ...
GED - How do you work 3x-6x+2=-4x
geometry - find the circumference of the circle to the nerest tenth. d=1/2yd
english composition - quote or paraphase. Examples and explain your answers
Human Resource - How do you write a paper recommending to a company's board of ...
math 116 - Is it always necessary to have a common denominator to add and ...
Latin - I took out the Latin Rosetta Stone from the library and im at the end of...
writing - Argue for or against which source (traditional library sources versus ...
Ancient civilization - What is a translucent stone used in floor slabs in ...

Search
Members