Rosetta Stone silver necklace

    SKU: cmcj36050

    £30.00 Members' price *


    This iconic necklace brings both history and elegance together, with an instantly recognisable design taken from the Rosetta Stone engraved on the pendant.

    The Rosetta Stone was originally discovered by soldiers in Napoleon's army in 1799, by which time all knowledge of the ancient Egyptian language had been lost for over 1,000 years. The known Greek section at the bottom of the stone helped scholars decipher the two Egyptian scripts – the middle one written in cursive demotic script and the top version in ancient hieroglyphs. The text contains a decree, passed by priests in 196 BC, to honour King Ptolemy V for his services to Egypt.

    The particular text selected here is the same section taken from each different script, and has been laser engraved onto a sterling silver pendant.


    Product code: cmcj36050
    Material: Sterling Silver pendant and chain.
    Size: 450mm chain. Pendant 33x28mm
    Weight: 0.119kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

    This price is inclusive of VAT

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    Delivery charges: are calculated depending on the weight (kg) and destination of the order. The order total is displayed on the payment page before you confirm your order.

    Estimated Delivery times:
    UK and Europe: 5 - 10 working days.
    Rest of the world: 10 to 28 working days.

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