Ladies' Rosetta Stone Socks

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Exclusive to the British Museum, a pair of ladies’ black socks decorated with text found on the Rosetta Stone.

These fun socks are a cotton blend, and feature part of the iconic text from the Rosetta Stone. They are sized to fit a ladies’ size 4-8.

About the Rosetta Stone:

Soldiers in Napoleon’s army discovered the Rosetta Stone in 1799 while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta). Exhibited in the British Museum since 1802, the Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the ability to read and translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. The Stone contains the same decree in three different scripts, and scholars were able to use the Greek and Egyptian Demotic sections to decipher the ancient hieroglyphs. The text contains a decree passed by priests in 196 BC to honour King Ptolemy V for his services to Egypt.

A novelty gift celebrating ancient history.

  • Product Code: CMCT44030
  • Product Weight: 0.04kg
  • Theme: The Rosetta Stone
  • T.P: 2.63
  • Dimensions: Ladies' size: 4-8
  • Material: 71% cotton, 28% nylon, 1% elastane
  • Postage Weight: 0.04 Kg

Exclusive to the British Museum, a pair of ladies’ black socks decorated with text found on the Rosetta Stone.

These fun socks are a cotton blend, and feature part of the iconic text from the Rosetta Stone. They are sized to fit a ladies’ size 4-8.

About the Rosetta Stone:

Soldiers in Napoleon’s army discovered the Rosetta Stone in 1799 while digging the foundations of an addition to a fort near the town of el-Rashid (Rosetta). Exhibited in the British Museum since 1802, the Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the ability to read and translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. The Stone contains the same decree in three different scripts, and scholars were able to use the Greek and Egyptian Demotic sections to decipher the ancient hieroglyphs. The text contains a decree passed by priests in 196 BC to honour King Ptolemy V for his services to Egypt.

A novelty gift celebrating ancient history.

  • Product Code: CMCT44030
  • Product Weight: 0.04kg
  • Theme: The Rosetta Stone
  • T.P: 2.63
  • Dimensions: Ladies' size: 4-8
  • Material: 71% cotton, 28% nylon, 1% elastane
  • Postage Weight: 0.04 Kg
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