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    DescriptionIn the present volume, one of the 20th century's foremost Egyptologists tells the fascinating story of the Rosetta Stone - from its discovery during a French military excavation to its enshrinement in the British Museum as one of the great cornerstones of linguistic studies. In addition to an historical account of the Stone's discovery, its acquisition by the British, and the arrival of the Stone in London, Dr. Budge provides a concise and revealing history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics, full original texts and annotated English translations of the decree, and two appendixes containing translations of the stelae of San (Tanis) and Tall al-Maskhutah.


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    Title
    The Rosetta Stone
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sir E. a. Wallis Budge
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 325
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486261638
    ISBN 10: 0486261638
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    BIC subject category V2: HDD
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    BIC subject category V2: CFL
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    DC22: 493/.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: 1HBE
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2CXG
    DC22: 493.1
    LC classification: PJ1531.R5 B78 1989
    DC20: 493.1
    LC classification: PJ1531.R5B
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FOR001000
    BIC subject category V2: 2CXG
    Thema V1.0: NKD, CFL
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1HBE
    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2CXG
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    01 July 1990
    Publication City/Country
    New York