Rosetta Stone bookmark (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmcs86690

    £8.99 Members' price *

    About

    A metal bookmark with a design inspired by the Rosetta Stone - the star object in the British Museum.

    The Rosetta stone was discovered in 1799 by French soldiers in the village of el-Rashid (Rosetta). By this time knowledge of the ancient Egyptian scripts had been lost for over 1,000 years.

    The stone contains a text in three different languages and scripts. The known Ancient Greek text at the bottom of the stone helped scholars decipher the Ancient Egyptian scripts – the middle one in cursive Demotic and the top one in hieroglyphs. The grey granitoid stone is incomplete.

    Exclusive to the British Museum.

    Specification

    Product code: cmcs86690
    Exhibition: Ancient lives
    World culture: Ancient Egypt
    Details: Designed by the Museum's in-house team. Made of metal and silk.
    Size: Approx. 9cm x 7cm, with a 10cm long tassel.
    Weight: 0.085kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    This price is inclusive of VAT

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